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The Subjects

Each of the subjects featured in the exhibit has made a significant contribution to combating domestic violence. Some have done it at incredible risk to their own safety, while others have shown almost super human perseverance by taking on the attitudes and systems that allow the problem to continue. Some are household names, others just ordinary people driven to do extraordinary things.

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The Honorable Robert M. Bell
Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals

Mary Pat Clarke
District Representative (D-Baltimore District 14)

J. Joseph Curran, Jr.
Former Maryland Attorney General

Jane Doe
Victim Advocate

Donna Ferrato

Veronica Ginyard
Courageous Victim featured on ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"

The Legislators
Sharon M. Grosfeld
Former Maryland State Senator (D-District 18)
Sue Hecht
Current Maryland State Delegate (D-District 3)
Pauline Menes (D-District 21)
Former Maryland State Delegate

The Honorable Catherine (Katie) Curran O'Malley
First Lady of Maryland and Associate Judge of the District Court of Baltimore City

Jayne Miller
Chief Investigative Reporter, WBAL-TV

Arthur & Patricia Modell
Humanitarians and Co-Chairs of House Of Ruth Maryland's Spring Luncheon, the organization's largest annual fundraiser

Brenda Brown Rever
Advocate and Philanthropist

William Donald Schaefer
Former Mayor of Baltimore City and Governor of Maryland

The Angels
Dedicated Volunteers
Louise Armstrong
Marion Decker
Barbara Himmelrich

Kurt Schmoke
Former State's Attorney and Baltimore City Mayor

Marie Shifflett
Victim Advocate and Mother of Venus Ann Shifflett

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Photographers: Peter Riesett & Carey Kirkella

David Simon
Author, Journalist and Writer-Producer
& William Zorzi
Former Reporter for The Baltimore Sun

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
Noted Author and Former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland

Lisa Spicknall
Victim Advocate

Linell N. Smith
Former Reporter for The Baltimore Sun

Judy Wolfer
Managing Attorney, House Of Ruth Maryland

Kate Wood
Former Baltimore City Police Officer and Domestic Violence Officer, whose daughter, a domestic violence victim, died in her arms

Carole Alexander
Executive Director, House Of Ruth Maryland

Cathy Ward & Nancy Ratcliffe Ferrell

Jackie Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
& Barbara Parker, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Virginia School of Nursing

Joe Ehrmann
Educator, Motivator and Co-Founder of Building Men and Women for Others

The Honorable Kathleen O'Ferrall Friedman

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