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With a Helping Hand We Can Climb Higher

By Anonymous I am an abused woman.  I was brought to the  shelter by my cousin.  I had severe  pain in  my neck and back,  due to a  blow  in my mid-back region.  I also had pneumonia  and was chronically exhausted. The shelter has helped me.  I have a place to live.  I am safe…

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My Journey from Domestic Violence to Safety

This post was written by a resident at GreenHouse17: I have been fleeing a domestic violence situation for 13 months now. I left everything I and my kids owned, including our vehicle. He threatened to kill us and himself to solve his problems. I was terrified because he had already assaulted me numerous times and…

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Thoughts from a Resident

The following is a beautiful blog written by a resident at our shelter: “A blessing and a curse understanding the misunderstood independent and then codependent -is this what mixed emotions are all about? With all the redundant obstacles that life requires, How easily does one become hypocritical? Tried and then tried to figure this journey…

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