Onicka Daniel

Every so often we like to catch up with our past #SurvivorSunday features to get the scoop on their latest accomplishments and future plans.  Here, we feature newfound author, Onicka “Nikki” Daniel, and her new children’s book series, The Holiday Boys. Onicka’s Story: Onicka Daniel is a graduate of Hampton University Class of 2002 (Bachelor of Read More >

LaDrina Simmons

Each time we receive a submission for our #SurvivorSunday series we are in awe of the courage and transparency of each survivor. This week is no different. While most of the submissions we receive revolve around surviving domestic violence, we realize that every day there are people overcoming other battles such as depression, bullying, suicidal thoughts Read More >

Bonnie Love

This week’s  #SurvivorSunday feature comes by way of the beautiful and talented, Bonnie Love. A passionate musical performing artist, Bonnie speaks candidly about overcoming toxic situations, depression and heartbreak while using her art to piece together the parts of her that were once broken in the hopes of finding (and keeping) her worth. Bonnie’s Story: Read More >

*Anonymous*

Today’s feature has chosen to remain anonymous but through her anonymity, still using her voice to bravely bring awareness to a cause she holds dear. A survivor of teenage dating violence, our feature reminds us that domestic violence can affect anyone in all walks of life. Even those walking in the shoes of a 16 Read More >

Neisha “Beautiful Dizaster” Himes

Every Sunday we share a survivor’s story for our #SurvivorSunday series. Recently, a follower of the series reached out to me and asked why I, as the founder of G.R.O.W., hadn’t yet shared my story. I answered that I often tell my story at various awareness events and that I really just wanted other survivors Read More >

Corinda “Chyna Lee” Fleming

Today’s #SurvivorSunday feature, Chyna Lee, was introduced to G.R.O.W. a few months ago and has honestly stolen our hearts ever since. Behind her outer beauty once stood a frightened woman who had forgotten her worth and just how beautiful she was on the inside. Today, she stands as a warrior using her voice to not only set herself free but Read More >

Tommy “Texas” Dudley, II

Our feature this evening is the fiercely dedicated Tommy “Texas” Dudley, II​.  Not only is Tommy an advocate for Domestic Violence awareness but for Scoliosis awareness as well.  We appreciate him for sharing his story with us and applaud him for standing up tall, head high, through his testimony.  Just like a true survivor does. Read More >

Aimee Bell-Hay

Today’s #SurvivorSunday comes all the way from Sydney, Australia but shows us the pain and aftermath of abuse is universal. Here, the fiercely resilient Aimee Bell-Hay, shares a heartbreakingly honest account of growing up with an abusive mother and trying to overcome the PTSD that followed as a result. Thank you, Aimee, for sharing your Read More >

Carina Anaisia

  Today’s #SurvivorSunday story was submitted by way of a new survivor, the stunning Carina Anaisia. Carina has very recently taken the courageous step in leaving her abuser and is determined to live a life where loving herself is a priority. Let’s surround Carina with encouragement and support during her newfound journey towards healing and Read More >

Mulemvo Nianda

Today’s #SurvivorSunday feature comes by way of a voice not often heard; the voice of a male survivor. Here, Mulemovo Nianda, shares a painfully honest story of a toxic relationship, regretful decisions, consequences and lessons learned. We thank him for sharing his truth and ask that you take a moment to follow a survivor’s story, Read More >

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