The woman who refused to marry her rapist

Franca Viola: The Woman Who Defied Italian Tradition by Refusing to Marry Her Rapist Born January 7th, 1947, Franca Viola was a beautiful seventeen year old who grew up in the small Sicilian town of Alcamo, Sicily with her farming family. She dated Filippo Melodia, a young man with Mafia connections, for several months in…

Reminder to always monitor children

This story is heartbreaking and a harsh reminder to always monitor children, even if they aren’t your own. 3 year old Kamille “Cupcake” Mckinney was the daughter of April Thomas and Dominic Mckinney. The family lived together in Birmingham, Alabama. On the day of October 12th, 2019, Cupcake attended a birthday party with her older…