Any of my readers who live in South Carolina, ought to consider attending this speech. I have heard and seen Marilyn speak on tape and on video. She is an amazing speaker, very moving.
If you don’t know her story, you can read about it here: people.com
“A luncheon with Marilyn Van Derbur, former Miss America and author of “Miss America By Day” and child sexual abuse survivor, will be held on April 25 at USC Aiken in the Business and Education Building upstairs in the gym.
Doors open at 11 a.m., and the luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m., with presentation following.
Van Derbur is requested nationwide as a prominent convention keynote and motivational speaker, now speaking on the topic of sexual abuse prevention and recovery.
As a childhood incest survivor, she has devoted much of her adult life to raising national awareness and understanding of sexual abuse and its long-term effects.
Admission is $25, parking is located in front of the building.
Marilyn’s book, “Miss America By Day,” will be for sale at the event.”
For more information, call the Child Advocacy Center of Aiken County at 644-5100.