Lisa Spicknall, 37, of Ferndale, right, was the guest speaker for the Baltimore County Health Department's press conference to encourage the public to seek help in coping with holiday stress. Spicknall, a domestic abuse victim, spoke about losing her two children, who were killed by her husband in 1999. Baltimore County Health Officer Dr. Gregory Branch, at left, also spoke, as did (not pictured) County Exec. Kevin Kamenetz and Police Chief Jim Johnson.
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