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Presser Performing Arts Center

900 South Jefferson Street

Mexico, MO 65265

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"Olga Trujillo remind us what living with integrity and courage really means. In spite of brutal abuse she experienced by her family, the story of her survival is truly extraordinary and an inspiration to all of us." - Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes

ACCIS 3rd annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month movie and discussion. This year ACCIS will be featuring Olga Trujillo's moving documentary "A Survivor's Story". Doors open with a Chocolate Tasting Reception and meet and greet at 2:00pm, followed by a viewing of the documentary beging at 3:00pm.

Olga's "A Survivor's Story" is a critically acclaimed first-hand account of the impact of violence in her life is available. Presented in four ten-minute segments, with question and answer sessions between each segment.

Olga grew up in a family ravaged by violence. In this intimate account of her life, Olga shares the terror of witnessing her father’s brutal attacks on her mother, and reveals the physical, sexual and emotional abuse she herself endured. With candor and astounding clarity, she unravels the connections between her childhood abuse and the rapes she suffered as a teenager and young woman. Her inspirational story sheds light on the complexities of coping with trauma, the struggle towards healing and what it means to truly survive.
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