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From crime victim to advocate, a life of purpose

Celina Meadows, who grew up around violence, opens up about her journey and what drives her work today.
From crime victim to advocate, a life of purpose
Posted at 5:46 PM, May 17, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-17 18:46:08-04

As a child, Celina Meadows recalls sleeping on the floor to try not getting shot in constant drive-by shootings.

As an adult, she found herself in a violent relationship that threatened the life of her child.

Meadows' life story is the backdrop for a life of meaning. In this interview as part of a Scripps News special series, "The Truth About Crime," Meadows opens up about her journey and what drives her work today. 


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