Alexandra Melkonians, 12, from left, Candice LeFranc, 11, Cassandra Pruett, Candice's mother, Ligia, Maritza Gonzalez, 12, and Dariana Peraza, 13, practice some moves during a self defense class, which took place at the Adult Recreation Center in Glendale on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. April is sexual assault awareness month. According to the U.S. Department of Justice's National Crime Victimization Survey, someone is sexually assaulted every two minutes.
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