Power and Control

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by Sarah K. Grundy

“Berry sets the stage for women who’ve otherwise been stripped of certain dignities, by means of abuse. She fought back, proving it is an attainable victory, well worth the constant struggle. Berry’s perseverance gained her the public’s devotion, lending to her confidence, self- image, and the love she craved from home. "I think I've spent my adult life dealing with the sense of low self-esteem that sort of implanted in me. Somehow I felt not worthy," she told CNN. "Before I'm 'Halle Berry,' I'm little Halle....a little girl growing in this environment that damaged me...I've spent my adult life trying to really heal from that."“

Read the full story on Halle Berry written for a NYC film on power and control here: http://domesticviolencedoc.blogspot.com/2011/01/celebrity-platform-to-overcome-domestic.html?m=1

photo: Daily Times