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Lauren Book unveils display on resilience, triumph over sexual abuse in Capitol rotunda

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Child advocate and state Sen. Lauren Book‘s inspirational story will be featured in Sheryl Sandberg‘s newly launched initiative on themes of resilience through tragedy. On April 19, Book — a survivor of childhood sexual abuse who became an internationally renowned activist — will exhibit an installation decorating the Capitol rotunda, made up of more than 750 shoes worn and submitted by sexual assault survivors of all ages throughout Florida. The display will be up through April 21. Book also plays a…

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Facebook hails U.S. presidential race as 2015’s top topic

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The United States won’t elect a president until next year but the debate over the crowded field of candidates jostling for the Oval Office emerged as the hottest topic on Facebook this year. The race for the Democratic and Republican party nominations eclipsed an outpouring of emotions over deadly attacks, strife, social issues and disasters. The rankings released Wednesday open a window into the cultural mindset by analyzing how frequently specific high-profile events, politicians, entertainers, athletes, movies and TV shows…

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Andrea Saul, former spox for Charlie Crist, Mitt Romney, moves to Silcone Valley startup Instacart

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Andrea Saul, communications director for Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s non-profit Lean In, is taking her talents to Instacart, the startup on-demand grocery delivery service. As VP of communications, Saul brings a wealth of political expertise; she served as communications director for former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as well as press secretary to presidential candidate Mitt Romney and for Carly Fiorina in her Senate bid. She also was communications aide for U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch and director of Media Affairs in John…

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