During the attack, the police allowed her husband to wander around for 25 minutes and watched as he continued to attack her. When the ambulance arrived and took Tracy away, then they proceeded to arrest Charles. Tracy went to court against the police department of her home town, Torrington, Connecticut for failing to provide her with protection since she was married to her attacker. The court found that Tracey was discriminated against because the violence was a Domestic dispute. She was awarded 2.3 million dollars by the court.
It got worse and not only was he hitting my mom but now me as well. This continued till I was about 11 or 12. My dad cheated on my mom, my mom kicked him out and he didn’t come back for about a week or so. Then my mom cheated on my dad with his cousin and it got ugly a fight between my parents broke out again and I walk outside my room
The County Sheriff got wind of this and locks up baker and her friend for illegally running this lewd house for gentlemen and interracial relationships was illegal. Baker was sent to a workhouse for several months she was chained to men at this workhouse which was located in Milledgeville, Georgia. Baker had three children by the time she was in her forties. Baker move in with her mother after her tour of run in with the law. Baker became an alcoholic after the people in her community talked and look down on her.
Before he died in 1954, without even acknowledging his son, Scott defaulted on the judgment. In 1939, Kathleen and her brother were sentenced to five years of imprisonment for the robbery of a West Virginia gas station; Charles went to live with a maternal aunt and a sadistic uncle. This uncle often spoke of him as a “sissy” and gave him girls’ school clothes to assist him in “acting like a man”. Charlie’s strictly religious aunt believed all pleasures were sinful. On the other hand, his alcoholic tramp for a mother let him go about as he wished, so this put him in between some very different disciplinary approaches.
TO: Steve Cann FROM: Mary Smith DATE: December 19, 2011 RE: Suzy Tenant’s Case FACTS Ms. Tenant came to us seeking legal advice after receiving a Notice to Vacate from her landlord’s lawyer for unpaid rent and for allegedly being the one bringing unwanted people into the building. Ms. Tenant denies the claims and accepts that while her now estranged husband was living there, he yelled at her and she yelled for help when he was violent; four months ago, she separated from her husband and got a restraining order against him. The eviction letter also states that Ms. Tenant is a convicted thief to which she explains that she did it one time she was driving home with her kids and had no money left to buy food, her youngest child was crying
Spilled Salt: By Barbara Neely The short story “spilled salt”, by Barbara Neely is about a single mother, Myrna, who raised her son alone since he was six. The son, Kenny, convinced a crime. Because he raped a girl, he spent four years in prison and the story starts when he released from prison and came back home where his mother doesn’t want to live with him anymore. She doesn’t want to lose her sweet memories of the little and funny boy. She loves the boy who was four years ago and not the man who is now standing in front of her.
“She is a part of a past that cannot be recovered or changed by anything I can do now. My father always told me that it was my birth that robbed her of her sanity. So as a child I had to carry the weight of my mother's madness as something that was my own doing.” (Davies 148) Paul had believed his whole life that Mary's insanity was caused by his birth, and once the truth came out, Paul was no longer guilty. The lift of guilt allowed him to feel again, something he was not able to do for a very long time. After the truth is learned about Mary
Then, two years into our marriage, I found out he was cheating on me. He left me for a girl fresh out of high school. I was heartbroken. After I had served him with divorce papers a month later, he told me that he loved me and wanted his family back. I foolishly believed him and ripped up the divorce papers.
The young woman is nineteen when she is kidnapped and within a couple of years becomes pregnant and bears a son, Jack. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick has kept her for seven years. Through ingenuity and determination, Ma creates a life for herself and her son, but she knows it’s not enough for either of them. Jack’s curiosity is building alongside Ma’s desperation and Room can not contain either of them for much longer. With that being said, the main effects of Ma’s unfortunate abduction result in seven long years of being held captive, Ma’s trauma and phases of depression which lead her to suicidal attempts, and most importantly, both a stumbling block and advantage, the bearing of her only son, Jack.
Marian said she felt fortunate to have found refuge. On the other hand, Nadia was 17 years old, her husband cut off her nose and ear while she was sleeping, she has undergone six operations and need more. Nadia said "I don't know anything about happiness". Another girl Gulsum, was kidnapped by her father, who was estranged from her mother, was forced to marry the son of her father's lover. Her husband and her mother- in- law beat her and threatened to kill