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Susan Murphy Milano: Gone But NEVER Forgotten

The world lost a shining star, but heaven gained her. Photos by Monica Caison FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Susan Murphy Milano, National Advocate, Dies of Cancer Nationally recognized for her work with victims of abuse   Myrtle Beach, SC………On Sunday morning, October 28, 2012,  Susan Murphy Milano, one of the nation’s leading pioneer advocates for victims of intimate partner violence, lost her battle with the ultimate abuser, cancer, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Susan left this earth from the home of her close friend, caretaker, and business partner of several years.  She was 52. Throughout her 20 year career Murphy Milano was well known as an outspoken, fiery activist who took on the role of protector of the abused, often using distinctive methods for insuring safety from their abusers. Susan Murphy Milano began her one woman crusade in 1989 after the death of her beloved mother at the hands of her police detective father. Growing up in a household which held many secrets, she vowed that the world would look differently at battered women and provide …