Lauren’s Kids, a non-profit founded by Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, to promote awareness of and to prevent sexual abuse against children, is eligible for $1 million from taxpayers. It is 1 of 13 projects sponsored by Rep. Jeanette Nunez, R-Miami, that are still alive. The lobbyist on the bill, Ron Book, is the senator’s father. In this photo, Lauren Book, left, is with Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra, outside American Airlines Arena, March 22, 2013, at the start of a 1,500-mile walk through Florida in an annual awareness campaign for Lauren’s Kids.
Lauren’s Kids, a non-profit founded by Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, to promote awareness of and to prevent sexual abuse against children, is eligible for $1 million from taxpayers. It is 1 of 13 projects sponsored by Rep. Jeanette Nunez, R-Miami, that are still alive. The lobbyist on the bill, Ron Book, is the senator’s father. In this photo, Lauren Book, left, is with Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra, outside American Airlines Arena, March 22, 2013, at the start of a 1,500-mile walk through Florida in an annual awareness campaign for Lauren’s Kids. Chuck Fadely Miami Herald file photo
Lauren’s Kids, a non-profit founded by Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, to promote awareness of and to prevent sexual abuse against children, is eligible for $1 million from taxpayers. It is 1 of 13 projects sponsored by Rep. Jeanette Nunez, R-Miami, that are still alive. The lobbyist on the bill, Ron Book, is the senator’s father. In this photo, Lauren Book, left, is with Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra, outside American Airlines Arena, March 22, 2013, at the start of a 1,500-mile walk through Florida in an annual awareness campaign for Lauren’s Kids. Chuck Fadely Miami Herald file photo

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