Domestic violence and the holidays

Published On: Dec 19 2013 08:47:11 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 19 2013 08:50:51 AM EST

VIDEO: The holidays are a time for families to come together, but for women affected by domestic violence it can be an incredibly difficult time. National statistics show that calls to police and domestic violence hotlines increase by 22% on Thanksgiving, 17% on Christmas, and 32% on New Year's Day. Ellen Siler, Hubbard House, talks about domestic violence in Jacksonville.


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