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Last Sunday I wrote a story for the Front Page "Sending some hope" on Just Detention International's campaign to send messages of hope to incarcerees who are survivors of rape, and to raise awareness about this important human rights issue.  

I heard from them today.

Dear Denise,

This is just a quick note to thank you again for your amazing piece about JDI’s holiday campaign on the Daily Kos! We received more than 250 cards from your readers, and they are still coming in. Overall, we now have well over 1,300 wonderful holiday messages. We can’t thank you enough for helping us spread the word!

photo courtesy Just Detention International

So I want to add my thanks.

This community is awesome.

P.S.

It's not too late to send a message to a rape survivor behind bars:

Give the gift of hope

Originally posted to Denise Oliver Velez on Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 05:43 AM PST.

Also republished by Black Kos community, LatinoKos, and Inherent Human Rights.

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