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Edleson interviewed about violence and abuse case in St. Paul

Jeffrey EdlesonSchool of Social Work Professor Jeffrey Edleson, director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse, discussed the case of the 19-year-old who was nearly burned alive by his mother's boyfriend last week in St. Paul. Edleson told StarTribune columnist Gail Rosenblum that the young man's injuries could compel his mother to leave the abusive relationship. "Children are the reason women stay in abusive relationships. And children are the reason women leave abusive relationships," Edleson explained. Read the full article.

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