Category: Resident Stories

Sex-trade survivor, empowered mother

Leah was trapped in the sex trade for nearly a decade. Trafficked as a teen, she was physically held hostage during her adolescent years. The men enslaving her didn’t sedate Leah with heroin like they did with other girls, but instead they chose a different bargaining chip—her baby.

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A brave mother rejected abuse

One of our moms endured a long-term relationship in which her partner locked her in the house and forced her to stay inside. Her only purpose was to clean the house, cook and care for the kids. She was so used to how he treated her that she only later realized the extent of his…

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Construction Is Busy, But So Are Our Families

The trusses have been raised, sheeting placed, and there is a roof on Building B! The inside of the building has dried and the plumbers are busy. The team is making progress quickly! It’s been a whirlwind of activity—and it’s been a similar whirlwind in Building A. In the last few weeks we’ve had three…

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Lauren finally feels safe

Lauren is no stranger to abuse. She grew up with it and met a man who became abusive. The relationship started out great, but once they got married everything went downhill. Night and day Lauren feared for her life, but she didn’t want to just leave her husband. One day she found out she was…

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Chloe Was Isolated and In Real Danger

Chloe was terrified. She hadn’t felt safe in a long time ever since she met her boyfriend. The abuse had been bad, but recently it got so much worse that Chloe feared for her life. She took her son, Isaac, and moved out of their apartment. After several months of living from couch to couch,…

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