Kay’s mother divorced her abusive husband and left home, only to return at his request to help with Kay’s sickly grandmother. When the abuse began again, Kay’s mother killed him in his sleep. She is now serving 11 years in jail. Kay has been shown abundant love and care since her arrival at our home, and she is much happier now. She gets along well with the other children and the house parents. She and her older sister still help care for their grandmother.