Advocates Help Victims Through the Aftermath

by Lory Pounder
Summit Daily News

SUMMIT COUNTY – When *Joan jumped in to save her son from an aggressive argument, she quickly became the victim of a violent attack that left her hands ripped apart and covered in blood and her world in a state of upheaval.

Her husband, *John, rushed her to the hospital and the attacker was picked up by the police as he tried to escape, but that was only the beginning. Since that summer day, the family has been dealing with the mental and physical aftermath as well as trying to navigate the legal system to protect themselves from future harm….

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