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Mary Martinez, Lily Pad Interim Executive Director Mary Martinez, Lily Pad Interim Executive Director
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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Nearly 100 men traded in their sneakers for a pair of high heel shoes today.  

They walked or ran a mile in high heels to show their support for sexual assault victims, and to raise money for Lily Pad Inc. District Attorney Greg Edwards was among those who participated in today's walk. This is the fourth year for the fundraiser.

"Every penny that we can get is what we're hoping to raise. Every service that we provide to our victims is of course free of charge. We don't charge anyone for any service that they receive whether that be a medical examination, therapy referral, support groups. Whatever they need to be safe and stable is what we provide to them," said Mary Martinez.  

Awards were given for the best legs, fastest walker, and team spirit.

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