Domestic Violence

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Domestic Violence

There is one particular case that stands out in my mind when I think of domestic violence.
The Tracy Thurman Story. Tracy Thurman was a Connecticut housewife. She suffered a
horrendous abuse at the hands of her husband. As the days got older so did the beatings
and was more horrified each day.

When Buck and Tracy got involved she realized that he had a gambling problem. She had
confronted him about him losing money while gambling in front of his friends. Buck became
furious and punched the door working his way around Tracy. Buck then starts yelling and
saying how his mother put a gun to his head and asked Tracy never to leave him. Seeing his
vulnerable side, Tracy felt sorry for him. This showed Tracy that Buck had a shattered
soul and a sense of humanity.

Not too long, after Tracy found out she was pregnant. After telling Buck the news, he beat
her for the first time. Tracy then leaves from Florida to Connecticut, her hometown and
stays with a close friend. Buck follows her to Connecticut and begs, pleads, and promises
that it will never happen again. They then get married, stayed in Connecticut, and had a
baby boy.

Buck is unable to find work and convinces Tracy to move back to Florida. After losing a
game of cards, he goes to rage and beats Tracy again leaving her two black eyes. Tracy
moves back to Connecticut, only to have Buck follow her and takes the baby away from
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