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Immediately after experiencing the loss of her mother (Dr. Sharon Jacques-Rabb), a family friend told Renee Curry “What your mom accomplished was her legacy, those were her achievements – not yours. Therefore, her legacy cannot be passed-down to you like a family heirloom. You have to create your own legacy!” It was then that Renee began to cope with the loss of her mother; she now realized that she had to do something with the torch that her mother handed her – a legacy of community healing. Accordingly, Renee began modeling the skills that her mother had used to create such a legacy. 


In 2006 Dr. Rabb founded the Center for the Empowerment of Families (CEF) after closing her private practice – a practice she had…

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