On today’s episode, Sarene chats with Jillian Edwards Coburn. Jillian is an author, an advocate, and an abuse survivor. But Jillian is also a force of nature: She’s channeled her trauma into a memoir called My Ugly Truth: Life After Abuse, and now works tirelessly as a sexual abuse advocate. Two years ago, she served on a committee that helped get Bill 492 passed in Louisiana, which removed filing deadlines for childhood sexual abuse lawsuits.
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My Ugly Truth: Life After Abuse, by Jillian Coburn
Spicy, Cajun, With Love for Southern Louisiana Food: Quick and Easy Recipes Written by a Spicy Cajun South of I-10, by Jillian Edwards Coburn
House Bill 492 (Louisiana)
Daniel Prince v. State of Louisiana
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