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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s Domestic Violence Task Force is preparing for a February event aimed at teens.
Johanna Orozco, a victim of teen dating violence, will be speaking at two area high schools as part of Teen Dating Violence Awareness month.
Local task force members have planned a series of events targeted at high school students during the month of February, one being Orozcoâ€™s appearance at both Columbia City High School and Whitko High School Feb. 5
On March 5, 2007, Johannaâ€™s former high school boyfriend, 17-year-old Juan Ruiz, almost took her life. After being in an abusive relationship for two years with Juan, Orozco had the courage to leave him â€”a decision that almost killed her.
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