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Mom tried to kill me in the womb with strychnine.

Greg

When my mother was pregnant with me she decided she didn’t want to have me

Illiterate, lived in a shack, but still found success.

Eddie

I was illiterate. I couldn’t read until the seventh grade. I had a speech impediment. I was mocked through school. I wore hand-me-down clothes. But in the seventh grade .....

Mom was very angry, very malicious.

Oscar

“You’re going to end up like your father, a bum on the street, a loser, an alcoholic.” As a kid, growing up hearing those things hurt me. I thought, “Man, after everything I do for you, this is how you love me.”

Forgave Mom, even after sexual abuse.

Mary F

When a child grows up thinking abuse is what love from a parent looks like, you don’t know it’s so horrifically wrong until someone else tells you.

My hateful Mom, into voodoo and witchcraft, turned to God.

Eddie

She set the snake on fire and legs grew out of the snake.