Sabrin’s Healing Heart

a woman overlooking the city

Shortly after their marriage, Sabrin and her husband moved to the United States from Egypt. What was supposed to be a happy beginning, fueled by the American dream, quickly turned into a nightmare. Soon after their arrival, her husband began abusing her physically and mentally. The abuse involved physical contact, threats of deportation and homelessness.…

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Maria’s Story

a woman looking out to sea

I am Maria. This is my story. What I am about to tell you is something I never thought would happen to me, but I survived. I was 17, a typical teenager living in my home country of Nicaragua. I went to school, had friends and a part-time job in a small grocery store to…

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