Domestic abuse survivor turns tragedy into triumph in the boxing ring

Domestic abuse survivor turns tragedy into triumph in the boxing ring

by Beverly Kidd, WTKR 3:

Neisha Himes is a survivor. She managed to live through physical domestic abuse, escaping repeated assaults from a former boyfriend.

But she has not let that trauma define her. Instead, she put on a pair of boxing gloves and learned to fight.

“Boxing has been very instrumental in my journey as a survivor,” she said.

What started as a way to defend herself has become a two-pronged passion: Boxing and helping others.

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