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Women’s Support Services honors the lost but never forgotten

Desiree McKay-Rogers captivated the attendees of the vigil with a candid poem detailing the pains, doubt and eventually success she experienced leaving an abusive relationship. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

SALISBURY — “I am aware of how much human need we have witnessed in the past two months. We have seen lives devastated by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and we felt the pain of unspeakable tragedies in Las Vegas and so many other places around the world,” said Betsey Mauro, executive director of Women’s Support Services, hands resting firmly on the podium that had been set up in front of The White Hart as she looked out to the crowd gathered on the  Salisbury Green. “Perhaps less obvious to us are the human needs right next door.”

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