Discover Mercy

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Discover Mercy

It was a cold February night in 2007, when family decided to go out for ice cream. At the same time, a seventeen-year-old boy, who’d been drinking, was driving to find his friends. In one violent, devastating instant, they both faced a radically different and uncertain future. Chris Williams sat in his demolished vehicle, staring at the car that had just caused the death of his wife, his unborn baby (which they waited for 6 years after multiple miscarriages), his nine-year-old daughter, and his eleven-year-old …

Hope and Courage

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Hope and Courage

At 30 years old, she was not our typical client. To protect her privacy, we will call her “Frances”. She was the single mother of an eleven-year-old. She had a good job. She came to us because she thought she might be pregnant. Frances was the victim of date rape. She reported the incident to the police, and told them the perpetrator was a co-worker. He was stalking her, and she needed help. She believed there was little, if anything, she could do to protect …