Resources for Intimate Partner Violence
Denver Post reporter Elizabeth Aguilera and Post photojournalist Craig Walker are in Metairie, a suburb of New Orleans. Elizabeth talked to fellow Post reporter Amy Herdy and provided this first-person report, sent Thursday, Sept. 8.
When domestic violence causes the death of one or both of the people in a relationship, the local media spotlight usually picks up the tragedy. But the reporting usually reveals little about the painful history that preceded the violence.
The story of Angela Hudson, who barely survived after her estranged husband set her on fire, and of the effects of the attack on her family. Originally published in the Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX), in 2002.
Debra McKinney documents the spirited growth of three women as they transcend the tragedies of incest that haunted their lives. Originally published in the Anchorage Daily News on June 6, 1993.
An uplifting yet realistic account of a victim and his loved ones struggling to recover after random violence. Originally published in the Cheboygan Daily Tribune from April 20, 1993, to April 23, 1993.