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Shaquille O'Neal's mother visits Columbus

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The mother of basketball star Shaquille O'Neal is sharing her story of survival.

It was all part of the celebration of hope luncheon at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center today.

Author Lucille O'Neal talked about her struggle to overcome poverty, abuse,addiction and rejection as a woman of faith and compassion. She told the crowd abuse comes in many forms, not just physical. 

The celebration of hope luncheon is a fundraiser for Hope Harbor, a local shelter for victims of domestic violence.

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