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Domestic Abuse

My Memories Of Domestic Violence Impacted My Life Thumbnail My Memories Of Domestic Violence Impacted My Life Thumbnail

Over the years, I've spoken openly about the abuse I witnessed as a child. The first time I met my biological father I watched him beat my stepmother. Bang. Bang. Bang. Her head hit the kitchen counter. Then the wall. *Lo que pasa en la casa se queda en la casa. He pounded on her [...]

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Domestic Violence | LatinaOnaMission.com Domestic Violence | LatinaOnaMission.com

As children we can be subjected to many acts of violence whether small or large. On television, in child's play, at school, with friends, our cousins and siblings and even our parents, we can see, hear and feel different aspects of violence. I personally have witnessed, heard and felt it often enough for it to [...]

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She told me she had been waiting for years. And she was right. It had been 24 years since I had seen her, since I had left her home. She said I waited for you. I wanted to talk to you. To say, I am sorry and that I love you. I cried. I knew [...]

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Domestic Violence | LatinaOnaMission.com Domestic Violence | LatinaOnaMission.com

Several years ago, I worked on a day to day basis with victims of Domestic Abuse. I was one of their first contacts after an arrest was made. An arrest that was made possible because of a call. According to Domestic Violence Statistics, “Around the world, at least 1 in every three women has been [...]

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