A child’s days should be filled with play,
laughter, and joy. Imagination should run wild.
But for young Megan, childhood has been anything
but those things. Instead, she has known mostly fear, darkness, and pain.
Dreams were shattered. That’s what abuse does to a child. That’s what Megan’s
stepfather, a drug addict, did to her. And she was desperate to escape.
While visiting an older sister, Megan told her
story and begged for a safe place to live. They visited The Salvation Army,
which immediately went to work, helping Megan through her pain and helping her
sister gain full custody.
Thanks to the gifts and prayers of faithful
supporters like you, Megan is now doing very well — far away from an abusive
situation and now thriving on the joys of life. Just like a little girl should.
“Others” newsletter from Syracuse TSA.