Dear friend of families in need,
People are often curious to know how one ends up homeless with no options or support system.
“My name is Amanda.* I was truly petrified.
I barely knew how to put one foot in front of the other.
I had nowhere to go and was homeless.”
I was fleeing after being with one abusive man after another. I won’t go into the reasons why, but it was rooted in my past—finally I was breaking the cycle.
Ten years ago, my two oldest daughters were taken from me by their father to...