I don’t know how many of you watched the recent 60 minutes episode Treating Childhood Trauma but, for me, Oprah’s words hooked me and drew me in. For a long time, I have known of Oprah’s past abuse, and the powerful example she has set for those of us that were sexually abused as children. What… Continue reading What happened, not what’s wrong.
In what calls to mind the events of 25 years ago, officials in Lonoke are once again defending the actions of former prosecuting attorney Larry Cook. Larry Cook, the current public defender in Lonoke County, who many forget was in office when the Hogan case was mishandled in such a way as to suggest a… Continue reading Is history doomed to repeat?
Lonoke has always had issues with elected officials, prominent members of the community, and old families abusing power. One could argue that it goes all the way back to owning slaves, and the reputation of those in Lonoke that were especially brutal masters. Growing up with an abusive father, I knew what it was like… Continue reading So, why now?