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Breaking The Ruhls: A Survivor's Story

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Memoirs of Madness

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Join host Melanie Vann with Author and Advocate Larry Ruhl as they discuss sexual abuse, addiction, and recovery. Larry Ruhl serves as a board member for Taking Back Ourselves, which facilitates weekends of recovery for female survivors of sexual abuse, and is a registered speaker with the RAINN network (Rape Abuse Incest National Network). He previously served as a board member at Male Survivor. He also spoke at colleges and retreats to increase awareness of sexual abuse against men and boys. Today he shares his story publicly to spread awareness and to help others shed the shame and stigma associated with sexual abuse. He graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), with a degree in Display & Exhibit Design. Breaking the Ruhls is his first book.