Domestic Violence Speaker & Author Carolyn S. Hennecy
endured sexual abuse as a child before becoming a victim of spousal abuse and battering as a woman. She is now an author, committed advocate, Designated Victim Services Practitioner and accredited speaker working to bring awareness regarding abuse. As a domestic violence survivor speaker, Carolyn informs, motivates and empowers victims and struggling survivors of abuse to see their options and potentials. She also educates and enlightens others, trying to eradicate the senseless emotional and mental damage, physical injuries, and far too often, deaths that occur as a result of abuse and domestic violence.
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Carolyn’s story is a troubling example of the violence towards women that is still ever-present in our society. Conversely, her perseverance in the face of such adversity and her tireless advocacy to stop such abuse are inspirational. It is my privilege to count her as a friend, and to let you, the reader, know that not only can Carolyn speak to this subject matter from personal experience, but with an expertise that both policy-makers in Washington and individuals in small towns are now fortunate enough to draw from with this book. No matter if you are a friend of someone in a troubled domestic environment, a concerned citizen, a professional in this field, or especially if you are a victim of domestic or sexual violence, this book will prove a helpful tool to help improve the situation of those at-risk women in your community, and to extricate yourself from an abusive environment. domestic environment, a concerned citizen, a professional in this field, or especially if you are a victim of domestic or sexual violence, this book will prove a helpful tool to help improve the situation of those at-risk women in your community, and to extricate yourself from an abusive environment. Americas women are the backbone of our country and the fiber that holds our society together, and they deserve to be treated as such. Our government must do what it can to make sure that happens, and I hope you can do the same.
Domestic violence is at epidemic levels, affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, income, education, profession, race, religion, nationality or lifestyle. Carolyn has been presenting for many years to large and small groups as varied as a statewide singles conference, universities, fundraisers for non-profit organizations, radio and television interviews, along with addressing the staff of a local station of the importance media plays in the work against domestic violence. While speaking and fielding audience questions at numerous Barnes & Noble locations during book signings, Hennecy shared valuable information, drawing more public awareness to the suffering from abuse and domestic violence. When Carolyn speaks, she does much more than talk and quote percentages. Whenever you attend one of her events, there will be tears, yet there will be laughter. Her focus on healing and restoration becomes real as she relates her personal story of abuse, battering and attempted suicide. She helps others learn from her own experiences, and not only shares valuable statistics, but also how to prevent becoming one.Her book, Orange Blossom Wishes: Child Molested Woman Abused: Her Victorious Journey to Freedom, is Carolyns autobiography a bold statement of the abuse she endured, as well as how she found restoration and the power of forgiveness. Orange Blossom Wishes has been utilized by domestic abuse shelters, agencies, rape crisis interventionists, various ministries and other organizations working toward bringing public awareness to this important issue.
OUR STORE IS OPEN AND “BELEAVEING” IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. YOU CAN ALSO GRAB A COPY OF “ORANGE BLOSSOM WISHES” OR TAKE A LOOK AT THE FIRST PIECE OF DV JEWELRY. MORE WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE. “BELEAVEING” IS AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK AND eBOOK VERSIONS. TAKE A LOOK AT THE FACE OF OUR NEWEST EDITION TO THE FAMILY, AND SEE WHAT U.S. REPRESENTATIVE DENNIS A. ROSS HAS TO SAY ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE FOREWORD.