“Shelly Edwards Jorgensen is the author of Beautiful Ashes, a memoir about her life growing up in a domestic violence household and the permanent consequences it can have on your life.
Shelly’s father murdered her mother when Shelly was 15. It was both a shock and something that she had been waiting to happen. Shelly’s story of growth and perseverance is hard-won. Her strength, wisdom, and humility are to be admired.”
TW: This episode contains conversations about domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, murder, and suicide.