Domestic Violence: 'I guess God isn’t done with me yet'

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Nicole Hernane is still unsure of her next steps after a recent domestic violence attack. She has months of recovery. She may still lose her right eye. She hopes her story will help other women in similar situations seek help.

By JOHN A. WINTERS
john@newnan.com
Nicole Hernane would be the first — among many — to tell you she has no idea why she is alive.
“I guess God isn’t done with me yet,” she said in an interview.
After nearly 10 days in the hospital, she is trying to recover from a savage beating inflicted on her from her live-in boyfriend, who used two baseball bats on her.
Nicole’s story, which she agreed to share to help other women, is the classic script for those involved in a domestic abuse situation. Experts in the field, knowing only the outcome, could have written her story.
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