At 24-years-old, I met Reuven on a sunny afternoon on September 14, 2014. I had been attending church regularly by bus, and on that particular Sunday I felt anointed and free. After the service, I went shopping and was now wearing a backwards tie-dye hat on my reddish-brown dreadlocks when I walked onto his bus. Meeting Reuven changed my life. I felt like God understood what I was seeking: knowledge, intellectualism, happiness, fun and joy. While I did experience bliss with Reuven, I learned lessons I never thought I would need- to feel safe and loved in my life. I am thankful to now embody and share the wisdom I’ve gained with our daughter.

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