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Like most city residents I was certain my days of dodgy taxi rides were over when UberX came along. But recently my love affair with the ride-sharing service took a punch to the heart -- though it had nothing to do with cost or my driver's map-reading ability.
The Counting Dead Women campaign is an admirable, desperate effort by an inspirational group of people to highlight the savagery that widely exists behind closed doors in our community. Yet my mother, and thousands like her over the years, will not be counted among the 78.