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Inspired by the 1989 Aerosmith song, “Janie’s Got A Gun,” Steven Tyler is continuing to help abused and neglected girls through his Janie’s Fund foundation. This time it’s a second “Janie’s House” in Memphis, Tennessee. The first location is in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tyler and company “cut the scarf” at the Memphis center’s launch recently, and he had this to say:

“This does my heart and my soul good. This is real – to help even just one girl through Janie’s House is a dream come true… just when the world feels over, you can turn into a butterfly.”

The center is more than 39,0000 square feet, has enough space to house 14 girls and can provide services for up to 30 girls annually. It was made possible by a $500,000 donation from Janie’s Fund.

Naturally, the response on social media was extremely positive…

Some wish this had been around when they were growing up…

Ultimately, it comes down to helping those in need…

Aside from the inspiration he drew from Aerosmith’s song, Tyler dreamed of opening the center during his time in rehab:

“While I was there, all the girls I met had been abused either physically, mentally, or verbally, or at least 90 percent of them all.

So when I got out of there, I laid it all on Janie. I said, what are you going to do?”

Some of the girls helped by Janie’s House were present for the ceremony and one 14-year-old shared her thoughts:

“The reason that I am at Janie’s House is because I experienced sexual abuse at the age of 3.

Through Janie’s House, I can learn a lot about my past and learn I was not the only one that had been through the same problems.”

Bravo Steven! Keep on making good things happen!