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Cheryl was adopted and grew up in Washington, DC. Her parents both had good government jobs and they were a musical family. Around the age of 12, Cheryl realized that her father was abusing her mother regularly in their basement. One day she tried to get help from a neighbor, but they said it was just what couples did.Read Full Story
With young children in tow, a recent divorce, and a move back to DC, Sherrilyn (who had a government job at the time) got involved with drugs in her early thirties. It was not long before she was spiraling out of control–she lost her job, lost custody of her daughters and lost her housing. Frequently in and out of jail due to drugs, she tried to get clean, but somehow always wound up homeless and using again.Read Full Story
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