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Join Jamaican American Author and Child Sex Abuse Survivor Julie Marie Mansfield For Her Catalyst Series and Book signing

MIAMI – Jamaican-American Author and advocate in the war against childhood sex abuse (CSA), Julie Marie Mansfield will be conducting her Catalyst Series/Book signing of her debut book ‘Maybe God Was Busy,’ 6:30pm, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Books and Books (265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134.)

Mansfield’s goal is to raise awareness and create a platform to foster dialogue and healing for those affected by CSA.

According to Crimes Against Children Research Center 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys is a victim of child sexual abuse. As alarming as these numbers are, they could be drastically higher as it is widely accepted that only one out of every 10 cases of CSA is reported.

Julie Mansfield

Jamaican-born Mansfield is committed to sharing her story, especially as the nation gets ready to commemorate National Sexual Abuse Awareness Month (April), and is hoping that in telling her story others will be encouraged to tell their own. She also hopes that people will see the face and human side of the ravages of CSA as oppose to just the statistics that are given when one speaks about CSA.

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