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Domestic Abuse

Frannie Benedetto is married to the man of her dreams. Young and idealistic, Frannie fell in love with the first man who showed her any affection, confusing moments of violence with passion. However, after they wed and Bobby's abuse became more frequent, Frannie began to make excuses. Frannie believed it was her fault, believed that if she behaved a little better or worked harder to be the perfect wife, the beatings would stop. Frannie is a smart woman, however, and she eventually came to the conclusion it would never stop no matter how good she was.

Frannie begins making casual plans to leave. At first she felt she had to wait until her son was a little older. Frannie then believed she could not leave during the holidays or before summer vacation. Frannie is scared, afraid that being on her own will force her to leave behind...

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