Tracy was devastated when she lost her mother at the age of 19. She thought moving in with her boyfriend, who fathered her three children, was going to help her heal. Little did she know that she was exposing herself to physical and emotional abuse.
"I was already attending services at the Universal Church when I envied the life my friends lived. My father resigned from his job due to illness and we depended on the small profit made by my mother's sewing business.
"Being raised by a stepmother who refused to love and accept me was the most painful experience in my life. I lived with my father's new family after he separated from my mother when I was six years old.
Despite being a member at the Universal Church for four years and overcoming her alcohol addiction, Suzan still had to deal with the consequences of her past. She had no peace at home because of her daughter who abused alcohol and became disrespectful.