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Local women share painful pasts in new web series

Posted at 8:15 AM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-26 14:54:22-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Hampton Roads recording artist and author Myra Smith is helping women share their stories of triumph.

“Her Turn: The Web Series” shares the stories of seven women who have overcome rape, assault, depression, and abuse.

Viewers get a front row seat to their struggles and triumphs as they share their stories for the first time.  Smith also just released the book “Her Turn,” which further explores how the women confronted and overcame their obstacles.

The red carpet premiere was Saturday, March 25 at 7 p.m. at Paragon Movie Theater in Newport News.  A panel discussion with the women was held after the screening to answer audience questions.