Tag: domestic violence

Let Us Arm Ourselves…

Let Us Arm Ourselves…

It makes me sick. Sick that it’s happened again, that it happens every day, and that there are any questions at all about what’s going on. Though research on this particular public health problem has been (and continues to be) suppressed, investigators have persisted. There […]

This Is What Strong Looks Like

This Is What Strong Looks Like

I’m searching for the words that can adequately describe the unbelievable resilience of our family in upstate New York. It was 2011 when our niece was killed in a domestic violence homicide. She was an ICU nurse, incredibly bright and passionate about her work and […]

Another Death That Hits Close To Home

Another Death That Hits Close To Home

In June, 2011, our niece Katie Socci was murdered. She was a clever, funny, and loving soul, admired as an amazing mother to a then eighteen-month-old toddler, while working full-time as an intensive care unit nurse. She was murdered by her ex-fiance, the day after […]