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Help is on the way to repave hundreds of miles of streets in Alex City. The city council passed a half cent sales tax, a tax that is expected to generate a little more than $1 million a year. Mayor CharlesMore >>
Help is on the way to repave hundreds of miles of streets in Alex City.More >>
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U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.More >>
A U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed at least six members of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, possibly including its leader who was in a car that was hit.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:12:28 GMT
Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
Opening arguments in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial are expected to begin Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that its plans to wipe out billions of...More >>
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Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.More >>
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in...More >>
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -
"I can forgive but will never forget," says Michelle Knight.
Michelle Knight's courage in court as she came face to face with her captor Ariel Castro.
"You took 11 years of my life away and I have got it back. I spent 11 years in hell, now your hell is just beginning. I will overcome all that has happened, but you will face hell for eternity," says Knight.
" She really is an extraordinary strong woman. To be able to testify after what she's gone through," said Psychologist Sylvia Rimm.
Psychologist Sylvia Rimm watched Thursday's testimony along with people around the world.
Rimm says Michelle Knight and the other women are fighters, but, she's concerned that Michelle, Amanda and Gina may suffer from post traumatic stress, that could include nightmares, anxiety and anger.
"They have a long road ahead," says Dr. Rimm.
A road of recovery that's already begun, but, what will the future be like for Michelle and the other women as they try to move forward?
"After the horror they went through they will appreciate every day of freedom that many of us take for granted," says Dr. Rimm.
The final chapter of this horrific story is ending with the words from a woman who may be wounded, but her strength continues to allow her to be a survivor.
"From this moment on, I will not let you define me or affect who I am," says Michelle.