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Local victims’ advocate gets special recognition for work with victims of sexual assault

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and is meant to honor past victims and bring recognition about prevention and awareness of the issue. Kim Case of Kansas City, Advocate Case Manager for the Missouri Sheriffs` Association Crime Victims Unit, was presented a Special Courage Award by Attorney General Loretta Lynch last week during an awards ceremony at the National Archives in Washington for her work with victims of sexual abuse.

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