Woman assaulted by husband: how my 5-year-old saved my life

Woman assaulted by husband: how my 5-year-old saved my life

A woman badly beaten by her husband says her 5-year-old daughter saved her life by walking in and witnessing the attack. ‘Kristen’ tells her story and how she was helped by Shine. Kristen supported Shine's annual Light It Orange campaign, raising almost $4000 for the charity to enable them to help more children living in abusive homes.

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“Since I came to Shine's refuge I felt safe. The staff members are very welcoming and supportive. I know I have a place where I can feel safe and call home. The staff at Shine always help me with the things I need. They are amazing. THANK YOU. ” a Shine refuge client