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902-425-0122

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It’s only relevant if you find yourself in a situation like this

[Some people would feel] how the situation like that [of sexual assault in the university community] is handled is only relevant if you find yourself being involved in that situation, whereas [unclear] just general information that everyone should know. So, I’d say [to] some of us, a lot of it is relevant just to know, but [to] some it’s only relevant if you find yourself being a part of the situation like this.

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