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the pain go away!" he screamed. The first blow came slowly, yet so fast that Jupiter didn't seem to remember. It came straight to the eye, blinding her for a second before she regained sight and tried to run away. "And you left me!!! You told me you would never leave like he did! NEVER HURT ME LIKE HE DID!! Stop screaming! I'M THE ONE IN PAIN!" he screeched as Jupiter begged him to stop. But he was relentless, pushing her down before doing his worst. Punch, kick, scream, repeat. Punch, kick, scream, repeat. What seemed like hours to her, but were only minutes, went by before the attack seized. He stumbled tiredly, muttering under his breath before going upstairs. His parting words hurt her the most. "Why, Monica? Why did you leave me? Why did you hurt me like my father did?" he cried out as Jupiter sat in silence. "You're worthless, Monica. You and your damn daughter," he spat before walking off to his room. Jupiter lay on the floor, shaking, not having the strength to get up and move. Tears flowed down her eyes 9

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2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...

2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...