All posts tagged: Aftermath of crime

Shattered Lives Radio: Five Years and Counting

Five years ago Shattered Lives host Donna R. Gore was inspired by Crime Wire hosts, Dennis Griffin and Susan Murphy Milano to begin her very own podcast to record interviews with guests who could speak to the aftermath of crime, it’s victims, and resources to help the survivors. Over the span of 5 years Shattered Lives has featured many expert guests and touched on a multitude of topics, often showcasing the resilience of the human spirit. In the beginning The original Shattered Lives podcasts were 30 minute interviews with the following 7 episodes:    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/donna-r-gore-ladyjustice Sgt. Mark Vanau on Elder Abuse Janice Smolinski on her missing son, Billy Smolinski Wanda and Sam Reiger on Resilience after Devastation Robin Kraemer of Interval House Robert Rahn and Kim Anklin Private Investigator of Management Resources of NY Attorney Michelle Cruz on Victim Advocacy Dr. Laurie Roth on recovering from brain injury and returning to the airwaves Finding that 30 minutes was not enough time to convey important information, Shattered Lives moved to the Inside Lenz Network joining other …

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Shattered Lives: How Families of the Missing are Affected and How They Give Back

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Shattered Lives welcomes missing persons advocates Maureen Reinjtes and Founder of Finders Hope, Christy Davis In the blink of an eye a family’s dynamic can change drastically when a loved one goes missing. Despite the circumstances, they are instantly thrust into a chaos they usually are not equipped to handle. Where to turn for information and instruction is crucial, just as it seems that time is running off the clock to find their loved one. What better place to get assistance than from those who have already been there, done that, or are continuing in their search for their loved one. Maureen Reinjtes’ husband, Jon, was missing for four years when he suddenly reappeared. Maureen is an activist for families of the missing through her association with NamUs, as Administrator for Peace4 the Missing, and several organizations in which she participates. Christy Davis …

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Shattered Lives: Dennis and Faith Griffin: How Life Changes in an Instant

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE True crime author and former NY officer, Dennis Griffin, and his right arm and inspiration, wife Faith, are the guests for the hour on Shattered Lives. In 1986 their lives were shattered when their vibrant daughter, Kim, was suddenly killed in a car accident. A bright 18 year old, Kim had just graduated from high school in June and was scheduled to enter college in September. On August 5 she went swimming with three other friends at a popular spot about 40 miles from home. On the way home from a day in the sun and fun, the accident happened as they neared the top of a hill. An elderly driver was coming in the opposite direction at a high rate of speed, panicked, and his car slammed into the car that Kim and her friends were riding in, …