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Billie Jo Rich, an Eastern Band Cherokee domestic violence survivor, tells her story during rehearsals for “Sliver of a Full Moon,” which dramatizes the plight of domestic violence against Native women. Keshia Butts/Cronkite News

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Native American domestic violence survivors take to stage to share stories

WASHINGTON - Billie Jo Rich never imagined she would be telling anyone her story of surviving domestic violence - much less a room with hundreds of people.