If only there’d been a National Child Abuse Prevention Month when Tammy* was 4 years old. Maybe someone would have believed her cries for help and stopped her abusers. * Her real name, used with permission. No Voice With a severe alcoholic as a mother and a step-father addicted to porn, Tammy had no voice
Studies are replete linking gang involvement with children from dysfunctional families. Gangs prey on individuals who lack self-esteem, strong father figures, and family closeness. Looking back, Maureen* agrees she fit the profile to a T. “I had such a longing in my heart for acceptance,” she shares. * Her real name, used with permission. An
As much as I love writing the stories of overcomers, Angel*’s story is best told in her own words. Her courage in sharing her story is simply amazing. You’ll quickly see what I mean. Please watch her video below. *Her real name, used with permission. Permission to use Angel’s video from Cumberland Community Church.