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Vanessa Sampsel, right, Janet Badia, left, and Nicole Meier lead a group of about 25 people through the Willis Family Bridge during IPFW’s “Take Back the Night” event Wednesday. The first such marches were held in response to police advising women to stay indoors for their safety.

Confronting the anxiety of walking alone at night

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