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Killed mother suffered a brutal life

Beatings, death of son part of her tragic past

The scene at 277 North Ballston Ave. in Scotia after Theresa Bernard was stabbed to death there in her bed on July 14, 2013.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
The scene at 277 North Ballston Ave. in Scotia after Theresa Bernard was stabbed to death there in her bed on July 14, 2013.
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Theresa Bernard faced a brutal set of hardships throughout her life, according to reports published in The Gazette. The 59-year-old registered nurse was a victim of savage domestic abuse allegedly at the hands of three ex-husbands; beatings that would later require corrective surgery to straighten her nose after it had been broken so often. She witnessed one of her four sons struggle with heroin addiction — a battle that ultimately ended with his death from ...

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reader1
July 16, 2013
5:18 p.m.

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Headline equaled the story, absolutely horrific.

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