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Love shouldn’t hurt 1 in 3 women will be sexually assaulted

Think about the mothers, daughters, aunts, and friends in your life as you read this stat from the CDC: The Stat: “1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact at some point in their lives. Statistics underestimate the problem because many victims do not tell the police, […]

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When LGBTQ Teens Are Rejected By Their Families Dear Mom and Dad, I'm gay...

What happens when LGBTQ teens are rejected by their families? According to The Trevor Project: The Stats: LGBTQ Youth “LGBTQ youth make up 40% of the overall homeless population, and these teens are 8 times more likely to commit suicide than their straight counterparts.”   The Story: Dear Mom & Dad A statistic can never […]

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The Story of 2017

2017 was a year of growth for The Facing Project. As we count down the final hours of the year we want to give thanks for all that happened, and to say how much we appreciate all of you who have been a part of the story. Since we’re headquartered in David Letterman’s hometown of […]

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The Story of a Mother Providing for Her Son One Day at a Time

As told to Autumn Snesrud. I woke up this morning with a feeling in my gut. I know today is going to be hard. I go into the kitchen to open up my fridge knowing I won’t find anything in there. The emptiness that looks back at me is almost too much. We have no […]