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My Sister’s Café: Unusual help for domestic violence survivors

A look into My Sister's Cafe on Sacramento's Capitol Mall. (Photo: My SIster's Cafe)

When Nilda Valmores was growing up, her grandmother explained she would be a “good Filipino wife” if she accepted how a future husband treated her. “Even if he slapped me, cheated on me or whatever; I would have to just be quiet and pray. That was her experience, but I told her that it would not be mine,” she said.

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