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Domestic Violence- When Will it end?


How many more women have to die at the hands of their boyfriend or spouse?

Dr Joan Hangarter, founder of The Miracle Makers Club,  interviews Claudia Stevens, the mother of Danielle Keller, the 29 year old murdered by Jim Mitchell, her daughter’s father. Claudia recounts Danielle’s story and shares insights. What will it take to end violence and abuse against women and children. (actually all violence needs to end).

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  1. August 20, 2009 at 10:31 am

    She leads a very busy life, between family life and home she is always on the go. She left school at the age of 16 and went into hotel and catering. By the time she was 21 she was a manager and running hotels herself. At the age of 25 she had a wonderful son and decided a new career was for her. She started working on ambulances but took 7 month leave after a family member passed away. In this time she started to write Nick ‘Twisted Minds’, Sean helped her to write this book as it was heartbreaking for her to do on her own. She is currently in the process of writing her next book. She also has a third book on the way which is a bit different from ‘Twisted Minds’. Born December 1978 who writes under the pen name J. S. Huntlands, is a British author, best known as the creator of Nick Twisted Minds, the idea for which was conceived after fleeing domestic violence in 2006. Nick Twisted Minds has gained worldwide attention. Aside from writing Nick Twisted Minds, Huntlands has also signed a contract for her childrens books, Me and My Best Friend series. Scheduled to come out late 2009. Also Nick Dead or Alive is to come out late 2009 Huntlands background JS Huntlands. is a British author, best known as the creator of Nick Twisted Minds. Born in December 1978 in Leicester, she grew up in a little town Coalville until the age of 18. When she left school at the age of 16 with only her 10 GCSEs she went into full time employment waiting tables at her local resturant. At the age of 18 she went onto working behind the bar. By the time she was 21 she was a relief manager, running other managers hotels and resturants all over the UK, including Scotland and Guernsey. After returning back to the UK mainland. Huntlands met a man. She was attracted to him instantly and the feelings were reciprocated by him. The two of them began to spend quality time together. In 2003 they started dating. In 2004 JS Huntlands became pregnant and gave birth to a wonderful little boy. After giving birth, the love of her life seemed to change. Everything annoyed him, which made him angry and Violent. After much abuse Huntlands decided enough was enough and packed her and her sons things ready to leave their family home. Unfortunatly things were not so easy. He turned on himself. Self harming. How can I leave him now? ‘He will kill himself’. Said Huntlands in one report. After he tried to beat a train accross the railway track with her 5 week old baby in the car, she had to escape. Now both her and her son’s life were in danger. After escaping and moving into a womens refuge, Huntlands life changed. She had to give up work and claim benefits to live in the refuge. She became a vulnerable single mother of one. Life was hard living with 17 women and over 20 young children. Life was harder living alone with her son when the council found a house for them. They had to try and start again with their new life. Alone. Huntlands met a man who helped her to get back onto her feet again. He suggested she did more qualification and to get back into work. Taking this advise Huntlands started to gain qualifications. She started to work on ambulances, where she became a qualified Emergency Medical Technician and, training to become a paramedic. Though she was still thinking about her past and wanting to close the door on it. When she met Sean. Her view on life changed and he helped her to share things and let them out. So Huntlands decided to write about her experience.

    Trapped in a world of abuse and cruelty. Tanya has to try to escape to save her and her son’s life.

  2. August 30, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    Love the new look, keep up the great work the number of visitors must have increased?.

    • September 1, 2009 at 2:52 pm

      Thanks so much for checking in….We are getting more hits daily….and helping more people.
      joan

  3. September 1, 2009 at 4:50 pm

    Dear Zoran,

    Thank you so very much for having the benefit, at the Hamilton Cafe for one of our members, Danielle Keller. It was such a generous act to do this and bring the community together and support Claudia and Samantha Keller. This event was so tragic and had an incredibly emotional response among the community. This is why it was so wonderful of you to open your heart and your Cafe to allow people to come together and show support. It is with hope that we may have the opportunity to work together to continue to support our wonderful Novato community.

    All the best and many thanks,

    Susan Johnson
    Novato Mothers Club Director (and a fellow Hamilton Resident)

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