Stories

Below you can read some of the stories about the people who have been helped by No More Tears.

Sofia’s Story

"I have been living in an abusive marriage for 13 years and tried to leave several times but was scared and thought there was no help for me or my boys. I decided to try a domestic violence shelter but there was still not enough help. Thank God I found No More Tears....

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Viviana’s Story

Viviana came to the U.S. from Costa Rica in 2010 after a “friend” she met told her that her mother-in-law was looking for a nanny in Washington, D.C. Leaving her two young children behind, she arrived to take the job. When she got to the airport, her friend was not...

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Ann’s Story

Ann, 28, Jamaican, was supporting herself and her husband, Kevin. Kevin had drug and alcohol problems and moved between jobs frequently. He used Ann’s earnings to support his habit. The abuse started when Ann tried to discuss these issues with Kevin. Ann was terrified...

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Sara’s Story

Sara was brought to the U.S. from Jordan through an arranged marriage in 1998. For ten years, she was beaten brutally each time her husband caught her studying or teaching herself English. Sara’s husband told her that her only job was to cook, clean and produce...

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Hassan’s Story

I did not have a great deal of knowledge about cerebral palsy the first time I met Hassan. The only thing I kept thinking was that him and his parents are now in the U.S. under the care of No More Tears, thus, everything will eventually work out for all of them. I...

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Hector’s Story

We live in a society where people label you without them even knowing you, one that often has excessive expectations and little to no hope. I was expected to come out a thug and drug dealer, like my friends and family. Being able to be the first to bring a college...

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Sonia’s Story

"Sonia", 19, was brought to the U.S. through an arranged marriage from Delhi, India. Within a month of being in Miami, Florida, Sonia’s husband, "Akash", began beating her and forcing her to have sex with numerous men. Akash would bring the men over to the apartment...

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David’s Story

"David" was living with his boyfriend, "Dan" for over a year in Miami. Their relationship had many ups and downs in the past year, but one evening, Dan was drinking heavily and punched David in the face over a small argument. David did not hit Dan back and decided to...

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