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How to Ensure the Safety of Domestic Abuse Victims

Advocate of children's and women's rights, Sarah Buel. Nineteen years ago she struggled to put her life together after leaving an abusive marriage. After a short time on welfare, Buel began working full-time and taking undergraduate classes. In 1990, she graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School. Buel is the co-founder of the Massachusetts Domestic Violence Council and currently serves as juvenile prosecutor for the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office in Quincy, MA. She believes the entire community must take responsibility for domestic violence.

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Other segments from the episode on July 17, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 17, 1996: Interview with Sarah Buel; Interview with Mark Epstein; Commentary on the Further Festival.

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