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SURVIVOR IMPACT STORIES

SWIRLING

We live in Michigan now. We moved here in June. Right after school let out for the summer. We sold Continue Reading

LIFE WITH MY ABUSIVE FATHER

My father thought that it was necessary for children to fear their parents in order to behave. He thought that Continue Reading

RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF ABUSE

I was an artistic, emotional, curious, energetic 7 year old child. This is the age my abuse began. I did Continue Reading

SURVIVOR AND AUTHOR

My story begins at the age of eleven in sixth grade. I had a classmate that was a bully and Continue Reading

OUR FOSTER DAD SAVED US

I really don’t know where to begin, but I’m Jasmine Bolden, I was a foster child since I was seven Continue Reading

I AM A SURVIVOR

How Understanding the ACE Study Impacted a Human Trafficking Survivor I learned: • Trauma escapes language and causes memory loss Continue Reading

HEALING AND RECOVERY

I spent years living in a dark place with a negative outlook on life in general; I hated myself, and Continue Reading

HEALING FROM CHILD ABUSE

My name is E.L. Henderson and I’m a 43 year old woman who suffered complex child abuse for 15 years. Continue Reading

STANDING UP TO CYBERBULLYING

When you hear of cyberbullying victims, you expect to discover stories about teens or tweens. I was 44 when my Continue Reading

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVOR

My abusive childhood set a pattern for me to marry an abusive husband.  I lived in denial for many years Continue Reading

IT WILL GET BETTER

   I tried to kill myself. Multiple times. 6 years ago I tried to kill myself. More than once. For Continue Reading

DON'T BE ASHAMED TO ASK FOR HELP

On July 1, 1998, I thought I was going to die. I thought my ex-husband was going to kill me Continue Reading

I AM SOMEBODY

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” ― C.G. Jung I am SOMEBODY Continue Reading

I HOPE TO INSPIRE

My name is Beverly. I am a 48 year old married woman of 2. I was molested from the age Continue Reading

GROWING UP PANICKED

I’ve been told my story is dark. I’ve been told, “I need time to adjust to you.” I’ve seen what Continue Reading

I'M NOT WHAT THEY SAY I AM

So my story might not be a big one but it definitely hurt me. I remember only being in at Continue Reading

NOTHING WILL STOP ME

I was sexually abused by my biological father between the ages of 10 and 14. I am currently 38. My Continue Reading

BE ENCOURAGED

I have no idea who my biological father is.  My mother was physically and mentally abused and one night she Continue Reading

I'M A FOSTER KID

I’m a foster kid. I have seven siblings and only three of them are biological.  The foster system did the Continue Reading

A Shocking Discovery - Share Your Story at American SPCC

A SHOCKING DISCOVERY

Saying it. It was as if someone had placed a 9 Volt battery against my tongue and left it there. Continue Reading

MY CHILDHOOD MEMORY

When I was about 6 years old, my family and I traveled overseas for the summer to visit my father’s Continue Reading

LEARNING TO FLY

I have decided to be brave and tell my story. It has set me free. Maybe it will set you Continue Reading

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SURVIVOR ADVOCATE

I am a survivor of physical, mental, emotional, verbal, and sexual abuse that I endured for years, which started around Continue Reading

SEXUAL ABUSE ADVOCATE

I was sexually abused by my Stepfather from the age of 7-17 years old. Today at the age of 54 Continue Reading

SUCCESSFUL SURVIVOR

I feel that the story of my life could help so many others. I was a teen with no family, Continue Reading