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Actress Reese Witherspoon instructs son and daughter on the dangers of domestic violence
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (AP) ' Actress Reese Witherspoon has had the talk with her two young children. Not the sex talk. The domestic violence talk.
As a Global Ambassador for Avon's efforts to help victims of domestic violence, Witherspoon traveled to the Washington area to speak to the 2nd World Conference of Women's Shelters, prompting a talk with 12-year-old Ava and 8-year-old Deacon. Though her kids were shocked to hear how one in three women is abused in this country, Witherspoon says it's important for them to be aware of the problem especially her daughter who's almost old enough date.
At a time when bullies are responding with violence, Witherspoon also says parents must educate themselves and their children about social media and what constitutes harassment.