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via News5:

Bound together by their stories of escaping poisonous, emotionally and physically abusive relationships, two domestic violence survivors hope to help current victims through support, fellowship and music.

Domestic violence is like a contagion that, at times, can seem inescapable. The constant fear and anxiety can be consuming. A victim staying in such a relationship can be risking their life.

So can leaving one.

Women like Laura Cowan and Althea Cavor know the perils all too well.

“One time, [my ex-husband] slept with a gun underneath the bed,” Cavor said. “Nobody should have to live like that

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