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Tammie’s Story: Breaking the Cycle

Tammie’s Story: Breaking the Cycle

Tammie first contacted Family Rescue by calling the 24-hour hotline asking for help and seeking answers. Her life at home had become unbearable. “It must be me,” she explained, “this is the second relationship I’ve been in that started out...

Sue’s Story : A Better Life

One day, our 24-hour Crisis Line received a desperate call from Detroit. The terrified caller exclaimed, “I have nowhere to go, but if I don’t leave today, I will lose my sanity.” Sue suffered years of verbal abuse during her marriage, which...
Tammie’s Story: Breaking the Cycle

Sheila’s Story: The Courage to Succeed

My name is Sheila; I am a woman with 3 children.  My first encounter with domestic violence was shortly after I got married.  After my divorce I again found myself in a domestic violence situation with my baby’s father. When we first starting dating I thought...

Tracy’s Story : The Courage to Live

Tracy was in an abusive marriage for years, and came close to death before entering our program. One day, Tracy’s husband doused her with gasoline and set her on fire in front of their four children. She was severely burned, hospitalized, and upon release,...
Tammie’s Story: Breaking the Cycle

Dione’s Story: Rising Up

Hello, my name is Dione, and I am a Domestic Violence Survivor. I really appreciate the opportunity to be able to explain to you why your support is so very important. My three children and I are residents at Family Rescues’ transitional housing program. We are...
Tammie’s Story: Breaking the Cycle

Alice’s Story: A New Life

  Adriana was courted while still living in Mexico.  Her boyfriend, who lived in the U.S., would write her love letters, send her flowers and visit her every opportunity he had.  After several years, with her VISA approved, they married and she moved to the U.S....