by Karen Dustman

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August 8, 2013
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Local group works to end violence in Alpine County

The name over the door says it all: “Live Violence Free.” Formerly the Alpine County Women’s Center, this nonprofit group changed its name a year ago to emphasize its dedication to all victims of violence — male and female, young and old. “One in six men have been sexually assaulted, versus one in four for women — and that’s just the numbers that are actually reported,” noted Heather Knox, the Alpine coordinator for the nonprofit group Live Violence Free. “Violence is an equal-opportunity crime. It doesn’t matter what your age or income level is, or where you live. Our mission …

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