Our daughters. The reason why I get out of bed every day and go on.
With my dog Cocoa. Find out what happened to my baby Cocoa in the book.
Rob's Mom and Dad - These 2 wonderful people
never gave up on me..
Proud parents. Not only did Rob commit to taking care of me, but
he became a RN to help others.
This is the woman who taught me to never give up
This was me at the age of 11 with my sister Joann when the abuse started--the reason I needed to stop my father’s abuse from continuing. .
Leaving Riverhead County jail. Ready to try and start my new life
My brother & best friend. The only person in this world that knows how and what it was like
to suffer at the hands of our father. He will always be my hero.
Rob and his first true love.
All I ever wanted was to be a good mom
Birdie & Big Mike- the two people who loved me unconditionally & took me into their family, believing me with no questions asked. I love and miss them tremendously
1st Anniversary Oct.9,1989 Still smiling while trying to stay strong
October 9, 1988 .one of the happiest days of my life
-----Always feeling safe in his arms------
My mother would have loved to see her first granddaughter, play her organ
Rob & me
after 30 years together
All these years later I’m still
holding on strong to my baby sister
PHOTOS FROM CHERYL'S ALBUM
At the beach with our first born trying to find some peace
My high school picture. Not a happy time under that fake smile
Our youngest daughters last college softball game