Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Diamond in the Dark : Leaving the Shadow of Abuse ,Read more
Phyllis Hain recently retired after twenty-one years as a U.S. Navy Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) and a Family Advocacy Educator, during which she was a member of the DC-based National Joint Task Force studying the problem of sexual assault in the military. She served as Vice President of Northwest Florida’s Victim Coalition and was selected NASP’s Civilian of the Year for her contribution to the Sexual Assault Victim Intervention Program. Her autobiography, Diamond in the Dark (published by Baltimore based Bancroft Press) chronicles her personal and professional experience with abuse of almost every kind – child sexual abuse, domestic violence, PTSD, rape, and murder. She is married to Captain Robert Hain, Medical Corps, (USN Ret) and resides in Pensacola, Florida. For more information about Phyllis Hain, visit: www.diamondinthedark.com.