Tag: Walk in My Shoes
Bans Off Our Bodies protest in St. Pete

Peter SchorschJune 26, 2018

After what most would agree was a highly successful first term in office, Lauren Book — um, SENATOR Lauren Book, was recently re-elected to the Senate without opposition. How did she do that? When she returned home she simply did not slow down. That’s an assessment based on feedback from many friends and colleagues in […]

Staff ReportsApril 19, 2017

An emotional and eye-opening display featuring about 1,000 shoes worn, decorated and submitted by sexual assault survivors of all ages from across the state of Florida – with accompanying stories – are decorating the Capitol rotunda through Friday of this week. They commemorate National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The […]

Peter SchorschMarch 14, 2016

Two weeks into her seventh annual “Walk in My Shoes” journey across the state of Florida, Lauren Book and her team have been trumped … by Donald Trump! Book’s team arrived in Tampa Sunday night. They have been doing what they do … walking through and holding events aimed at educating communities and raising awareness about […]

James CallApril 22, 2015

Lauren Book puts action to words. The author, activist and abuse survivor will complete her annual 1,500-mile walk from the Keys to Tallahassee on Wednesday, capped off with a rally to bring awareness to the problem of sexual abuse of children. The 30-year-old former teacher told her family 13 years ago about abuse she experienced […]


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