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Olympic champion leads walk against domestic violence in Salem

WALK FOR HAWC: While preparing for the 2012 Olympics, Kayla Harrison  spoke publicly about abuse by her childhood coach.

Shortly after she moved to Marblehead, and with the support of family, friends, and her new coach Jimmy Pedro  and his father, she recognized her inner strength and focused on becoming the world’s best in her sport of judo.

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