September 2019 | Young & Sober

The night shift

Scared and battered, she landed in a place where she got more than good care. She was prescribed a new life

I grew up in a very conflicted home. There was a lot of “church stuff,” but behind closed doors there was a lot of abuse. I didn’t connect with my parents or any of my six siblings on any sort of spiritual or emotional level. The only really good memories I have are those of the summers I spent at my grandmother’s house in Vancouver, Canada. 


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