A woman in North Texas has gone from tragedy to victory and is now trying to help other survivors like her.
Angelina Scott Dunbar is not only a survivor of breast cancer, but also a survivor of domestic violence. She was so badly beaten that she was temporarily blind and didn’t know if she could find her will to live.
“I asked God why he kept me here,” Dunbar said. “To survive, I realized that everything in our lives was a choice, not our choice, just as it happens to us, changing course, we come out. To make sure that coming is in us. Above. “
Dallas-based real estate developer Dunbar has decided that the way to do that is to start a non-profit organization called My Story Our Journey.
“We emphasize people who have survived trafficking, drugs, addiction, homelessness, sexual assault, domestic violence, breast cancer, HIV and life imprisonment. We are the same as them, so we are It just takes time to hear people, “Dumber said.
Through her organization, Dunbar hosts the “Survival’s Ball,” which is her third year. It’s time for people who have survived many things to come together to praise and cheer each other.
“I hope people understand that if they choose to regain and live their lives with their own strength, they will not only live their lives, but they will survive. Because of life, whatever I have experienced will survive. Life Happened, “Dumber said.
At the October event of this year, the organization continues its efforts to support the prosperity of the 13 survivors.