The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

Surviving domestic violence starts with support

Charmagne Helton, center, cooks as her children Gabrielle, left, and Jared help at her parent's home in Alpharetta, Ga. Charmagne is a survivor of domestic abuse. (Jonathan Phillips/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)
Charmagne Helton, center, cooks as her children Gabrielle, left, and Jared help at her parent's home in Alpharetta, Ga. Charmagne is a survivor of domestic abuse. (Jonathan Phillips/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)
  • FACEBOOK
  • TWITTER
  • GOOGLE+
  • LINKEDIN
  • PRINT
  • E-MAIL
Text Size: A | A

It had been a long time since Charmagne Helton felt so good. She had never cooked for more than a dozen people at once, but the 30 or so women and children at the dilapidated Gwinnett County, Ga., shelter that had become her home were her family now and it was her turn to cook. She fried fish and baked corn bread so moist it slid from the pan like cake. The women and children ...


You Must Log-In or Subscribe to Continue Subscription Offer Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Advertisement

comments

There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.
Advertisement