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San Diego Nonprofit Grabs Attention With Edgy Domestic Violence Awareness Video

WARNING: Video contains swear word

San Diego Nonprofit Grabs Attention With Edgy Domestic Violence Awareness Video

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Kristen Faith Paruginog, founder and executive director, Break The Silence Against Domestic Violence

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A San Diego nonprofit wants to shock people into action with a new video about domestic violence.

Break the Silence Against Domestic Violence created the video for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In it, survivors use the F-word to bring awareness to the issue.

"We hope this video gets their attention to talk about it, have a conversation, learn about it, learn about the resources, learn about what a healthy relationship is, we're hoping that this one video sparks conversation for people around the world," said Kristen Paruginog, the founder and executive director of the nonprofit. She started the organization after leaving an abusive relationship.

Paruginog joins Midday Edition Tuesday to talk about the campaign and domestic violence.

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