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Lauren Book ends statewide trek with Tally rally to protect Florida children

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Krysta is an 18-year-old Florida State University student; she is the reason Lauren Book marches. Krysta’s abuse started when she was 6. She did not tell anyone for six years, until she first told a camp counselor, then her parents. Wednesday was the first time she has talked publicly about her abuse. “My legs are shaking, my whole body is shaking,” she said while waiting for Book’s final mile of her annual 1,500-mile Walk in My Shoes march across Florida.…

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