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    Raising awareness about sexual assaults; changing lives

    Trelles Delandro said she has been terrified of being raped since she was 10 years old. The 14-year-old New Orleans native is accustomed to unwanted attention from men as she walks down the street and is surprised that her young age does not faze them. Black and white images of her appeared on the projector as she discussed the rape of her cousin at the hands of a home intruder, an incident that instilled fear in her. “Ever since then I’ve really been afraid. I’m always thinking, ‘is someone going to try and harm me? Is someone going to follow me? Is someone going to say something?’” she said. “If…