1 in 4 women and 1 in 100 men will experience military sexual trauma. Help bring awareness to the problem of military sexual trauma by stopping by the St. Cloud VA, today from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, to view their Clothesline Project. This project displays t-shirts “decorated by veterans who are survivors of sexual abuse with messages of assurance and hope.”

This raises awareness for veterans, the community and out employees,” says Joy Finkelson, the Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator for the VA. “And [it] reduces the stigma for people to feel more comfortable coming forward to say this happened to [them], and to let people know they’re not the only one who has experienced this.”

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