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Topic - Mark Tennant
"It's about a heart decision for me. Our organization had been operating kind of quietly in Pennsylvania, but we exist in Pennsylvania solely because of the intervention that was brought to my life as a child, a victim of abuse and neglect. It was an opportunity to give back to the community that had given so much to me," he said. "It was an opportunity to run toward the story, not away from it."
"I grew up not far from Penn State and the hurt created by these shocking circumstances affected me personally," Tennant, who earned a divinity degree from Oral Roberts University, said in a statement Friday. "I felt the need to turn my heart home and be a part of the healing process."