Family Violence

Monique Chiasson
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SPECIAL REPORT Abuse wears many masks

Editor's Note: Beginning today the Truro Daily News takes an in-depth look into the reality of family violence. The three-part series continues tomorrow and concludes on Saturday.

This feature is only available in the print edition of the Truro Daily News. Pick up a copy today!

Deborah* spent many years living in hell.

Married to an abusive man for almost 30 years, she considers it a miracle to still be alive.

"He'd push me to the floor and threatened to kill me," said Deborah, 59, of Colchester County. "He also threatened if I left I'd never see the kids again. He smashed things and he never said I'm sorry for anything he did."

Family Violence

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Editor's Note: Beginning today the Truro Daily News takes an in-depth look into the reality of family violence. The three-part series continues tomorrow and concludes on Saturday.

This feature is only available in the print edition of the Truro Daily News. Pick up a copy today!

Deborah* spent many years living in hell.

Married to an abusive man for almost 30 years, she considers it a miracle to still be alive.

"He'd push me to the floor and threatened to kill me," said Deborah, 59, of Colchester County. "He also threatened if I left I'd never see the kids again. He smashed things and he never said I'm sorry for anything he did."

Organizations: Truro Daily News

Geographic location: Colchester County

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