Community college project aims to shed colorful light on domestic violence

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Antonio Iglesia has a well-toned, muscular build, one similar to those of men who spend Sunday afternoons crossing lines of scrimmage and chasing quarterbacks.

But the Anne Arundel Community College student says he has been in two relationships involving women who abused him physically.

"They became aggressive, and because I'm a man, both times they felt that I could take it," said the 35-year-old student, who spoke candidly about being abused while decorating a T-shirt at the college during preparations this past week for a local event related to the national Clothesline Project.

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