December 2016

To my Abuser - I've been betrayed but I'll never lose trust in my world

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Submitted by Amy Oestreicher

At 18 years old, I was prepared to make a lot of life-changes.  After all, I was about to venture into the world of independence – that April, I had received my college acceptance letters. When an unforeseen blood clot caused my body to go into septic shock, my life really did change forever.