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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 to identify the warning signs of relationship abuse, especially in young people, and demonstrates the damage it causes emotionally and physically. It is a catalyst for discussion and action, appropriate for use in a variety of classrooms or for parents and other community support givers.