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Stepping out to show their support at Tuesday's "Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence Walk" were (left to right): Margie Kleven, Pat Thimmesh, Marie Jubert and Jennifer Nelson. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)

Couple breaks vicious cycle of domestic violence

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Chuck Switzer came into his marriage with anger bottled up inside him since childhood. He unleashed his rage against his wife, M'Liss, for 20 years before he finally accepted responsibility for his actions and got help. The couple shared their story with the community this week as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month.


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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