Shannon Deitz

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Organization Name
Hopeful Hearts Ministry
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Topical Focus
Abuse Survivors, Author, Women's Issues


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Deitz has the unfortunate firsthand experience of being a survivor of sexual abuse both as a child and as an adult. She seeks opportunities to encourage other survivors to speak up and speak out, knowing that it is a crucial step towards healing. “The shame, despair and inability to cope with the painful events can lead to depression as well as dangerous behavior, as survivors tend to seek other ways to block out the memories and dull the pain.” comments Deitz. “My main goal is to help others see their worth and become the best they can be.” Through the power of her own testimony, she helps people see that they no longer have to live as a victim, but are worth so much more.

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