Rafael's note: This is an inspiring story brought to my attention by ACEsConnection staff member Carey Sipp. Thought this might be helpful to life spirits in this stressful and traumatic time.
By Gina Loveless, Men's Health, March 24, 2020
Before he even entered middle school, Lamont Nash had gone through the most terrifying event he’d ever experience.
“My dad tried to kill me by drowning me in a tub of hot water," Nash says. "I went into an orphanage at the age of five, then into my first foster home at eight.”
Foster care didn’t stop the abuse. “I was beat a lot in my foster home. I got hit with extension cords and broom sticks," he says.