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      Midlands Men Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

      Walk a Mile in Her Shoes raised money for Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands.

      COLUMBIA (WACH/AP)â??Men across the Midlands slipped into a pair of heels on Thursday, for a good cause.

      Sexual Trauma Sevices of the Midlands is held its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes benefit in downtown Columbia on Thursday.

      The benefit invited men to put on high-heeled shoes and walk for a mile. State and local officials who attended included South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson , Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin , Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis, and Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott .

      The money raised helps Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands, which provides services for people who suffer sexual assault and abuse.

      (The AP contributed to this report)

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