April 3, 2007
Years later, he learned that his mother had been sent away to foster care when her mother died. She was molested by her foster father until her real father remarried, had two sons, and had her return home to be their unpaid nanny and maidservant. In order to escape, she got married as soon as she could, to a good man who loved her. But she couldn’t escape the demons of her past, and she couldn’t talk about them. She tried to drown her shame and anger, but after a few drinks, they took over. She was helpless once again.