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CONTENT WARNING: Childhood trauma, abuse, alcoholism and drug use Lisa* battles to overcome her childhood experiences everyday. The woman, who lives near the Southern Highlands, was born into and raised in a family affected by alcoholism and domestic violence. Lisa said that up until her late-teens she experienced trauma, abuse and neglect on a daily basis. READ ALSO: Now in her 50s, Lisa wants to tell her story. She hopes to inspire others to reach out for assistance. “There is not one facet of your life that is not affected when you’ve experienced childhood trauma,” she said. “Trauma is something I have to live with, but it can’t be something that…

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