I got flowers today movement: This is Simone O’Brien’s story.

For some, the flowers they will receive do not represent brightness. They represent something far more sinister. Something powerful in its darkness and brutality. Something menacing and breathlessly cruel.

“When it comes to domestic violence, there will be emotional, financial, or physical violence, and then there will be apologies and sorries and tears and flowers,” Karen Willis, the foundation’s Executive Officer of 15 years, told me.


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