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|A Love That Kills is
a powerful, Leo Award-winning documentary that tells the tragic
story of Monica, a nineteen-year-old woman who was murdered
by her former boyfriend.
Monica's mother, Dawna Speers, speaks passionately throughout the
video, bravely telling viewers about her daughter's life and tragic
death. She describes the helplessness she felt watching the emotional
and economic abuse. She later discovered that physical battering
was also part of the violence that Monica endured.
The twenty minute film helps
identify the warning signs of relationship abuse, especially
in young people, and demonstrates the damage it causes emotionally
It is a catalyst for discussion and action, appropriate for
use in a variety of classrooms or for parents and other community