Former vice president Joe Biden detailed an ambitious initiative he's developing with Lady Gaga: creating trauma centers for victims of physical and emotional abuse. 'Women who are abused end up having long-term physical and physiological problems ... We finally are recognizing the long-term impacts,' Biden said, specifying that women should be able to receive long-term help at such centers. 'It's the next great frontier I want to be part of.' Biden also applauded the bravery of those who came forward with stories of sexual trauma in recent weeks against powerful Hollywood figures such as Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Brett Ratner and Louis C.K.
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