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Neisha Himes; State Fair of Virginia (#2611)


Discover how Neisha Himes helps others rise above domestic abuse. See how the State Fair of Virginia keeps farming alive. Learn how historic landmark cases are brought to life by writer Rebekah L. Pierce, when she visits Daphne’s Corner. The Spotlight on Virginia Music shines on the popular and poetic music of Marie Miller.

‘He never trusted me again. If he called and it rang too many times, I was ‘cheating’ on him.’: Woman vividly recalls the ‘last time he put his hands on me,’ leaves abusive relationship to find true love

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“We were introduced through a mutual friend; a friend who believed we would be ‘perfect’ for each other. She invited me to a birthday party where he was set to attend, and through her contagious excitement, I became excited too. The night of the party I was miserably sick. Coughing, sneezing, stuffy… everything that NyQuil Read More >

Another View: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

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On WHRO’s Another View, host Barbara Hamm Lee recently discussed how to break the cycle of domestic violence, with co-host and cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby, domestic violence survivor and G.R.O.W. founder Neisha Himes, and the CEO of the YWCA South Hampton Roads Dr. Mary Kate Andres. One major point about domestic violence is how it Read More >