*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 >

Victoria Cartagena

Some people are just born leaders. Our #SurvivorSunday feature, the lovely Victoria Cartagena, happens to be one of those people. Small in stature but a giant when it comes to fighting for what’s hers, Victoria is no stranger to overcoming adversity. Below, she shares with us what drives her to keep going and how those hurdles Read More >

Jessica

Here, “Jessica” shares with us a story of survival and overcoming experiences that no person should have to face. Wishing to remain anonymous, she shares her testimony with the hopes of bringing awareness to sexual assault and courage to those who may be afraid to come forward. Jessica’s Story: When I was 14 I got Read More >

Kayla

Hello G.R.O.W. family! Meet Kayla, today’s #SurvivorSunday feature. As tough as she is beautiful, Kayla shares with us a story of young love gone wrong and finding the courage to fight for herself and for the person who needed her most. Kayla’s Story: Hello, my name is Kayla and I am a 29 year old Read More >

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