Domestic violence survivor shares her story

Posted at 9:16 AM, Oct 03, 2017
and last updated 2018-05-16 10:37:18-04

On Oct. 3, Ann Harder talked with Carolyn Thomas a domestic violence survivor from Central Texas who has shared her powerful story worldwide and continues to give hope to victims through her foundation Voices for All.

In 2003, both Thomas and her mother, Janice Reeves, were shot by Thomas’ ex-boyfriend at her Waco apartment.

Reeves was killed while Thomas lost 80 percent of her face from a gunshot wound.

During the interview, Thomas spoke on how she has been recovering since the violent attack and what she is doing to help prevent someone from going through an experience like her own.

Thomas is holding her annual six-mile March Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 7.

The line-up for the event starts at 9 a.m. at the Trendwood Apartments and continues to the Dorris Miller Memorial Park in Waco. 

Thomas says those who are unable to walk the full six-miles are still able to participate by either showing up to encourage others or to follow along from a vehicle.

For more information about the foundation visit or call 254-749-7073.

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