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  • Cathy Santos, who lives nearby, said the garden is a sign that things are “looking up” in Kensington.

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  • “You’re talking about unwelcome sexual advances that create a hostile environment for you, and it usually involves a superior,” said Cathy Santos, founder and executive director of the Philadelphia-based National Alliance of Women Veterans.

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