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Andrea Ramirez-Justin (left), vice president of Old Plank Trail Community Bank in Mokena, along with Deborah Fahey, a board member of the Crisis Center for South Suburbia, stand in front of the Crisis Center of South Suburbia Silent Witness Display at Old Plank Trail Community Bank in Mokena May 23. Each display tells a true story of a person killed by domestic violence. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
2:30 am CDT June 8, 2019

According to a 2010 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 20 people per minute in the United States are physically abused by an intimate partner. In one year this equals to more than 10 million women and men being abused.