I am a woman of perseverance

I have had battles, neglect, abuse disloyalty and pain, however, this is a story of triumph. I have been able to heal and rediscover who I am, and my ability to help other’s through their own struggles. Although my own achievements include getting my high school diploma, my heart is to begin a women’s ministry to inspire other abused women to find their own road to recovery. 

Adelaida Martinez

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