I Never did it for Recognition

  You are looking at an image of several awards I have received for my mission in protecting children through Erin’s Law. From the pens Governor’s have signed Erin’s Law with, to the big orange metal with my name engraved in metal that says, “Erin Merryn Glamour Woman of the Year.” The key to the […]

“Screams only I can hear, a face only I can see, pain only I can feel, tears only I can taste, a day only I will never forget.”

As I was being driven back to the airport last April after one of my many spring events the director of the agency asked me if it is hard after I am done giving the speech. When I am no longer standing in front of an audience and I am alone. Does bringing it all […]

Penn State/Syracuse University Scandals, Erin’s Law News

Should schools teach sexual abuse education? Watch video below on Erin’s Law New York news with sponsor of Erin’s Law Senator Valesky Nov. 20, 2011 Article in Auburn, N.Y. paper today Nov. 20, 2011 Erin’s Law would mandate sexual abuse education-Auburn, New York 3 Weeks ago here I was introducing “Erin’s Law” in Syracuse, New […]

Traveling Through This Life

As a two-year-old you can see what I get excited about after waking from a nap. At that age life should be about having fun and having nothing to worry about. My father always tells me you have your entire childhood on camera. He is right my mother had that camera going all the time […]

13 Years Later

I began that diary entry 13 years ago at 2:35 a.m. saying, “I just want to die. I am in so much pain and can’t stop crying. It got really bad tonight. I feel so dirty right now. I am sitting in bed with images running through my head of tonight.” I can remember every […]

Broken Girl

Matthew West has this new song called Broken Girl. It is a song he wrote after many survivors of childhood abuse wrote in telling their stories to him. The words of his song can grab at the hearts of anyone who has been abused. I made a youtube video to the song just click on […]

Before there was Erin Merryn

Erin Merryn was my first and middle name for the first two months of my life on my birth certificate Erin Merryn is crossed out and written above it is Erin Elizabeth. Everyone pronounced it wrong so my parents changed it after 2 months. I took it back as a pen name and now listen […]

Waiting For That Day

I was weeks shy of seven When my innocence was taken to Heaven That day I went through Hell And I didn’t know how to tell. If you witnessed what I saw You would support Erin’s Law. Having to face that six in a half year old Fifteen years later telling her you told. Entering […]

Erin’s Law passed by Illinois Senate

What a day! What a success! Thursday night just before 8pm I got word from Senator Tim Bivins that we would testify tomorrow morning before the senate education committee at 9am. That was going to make for a very early morning. I kept waking up all night then Chance woke me barking at 2am to […]

Warning: May Trigger Many Please Read with Caution

On a cold January 1992 day I went to my friends to play. Toys scattered the floor As he walked in and closed the door. He locked anyone from coming in From allowing the outside to see his sin. Forcing a little girl to the bed I trembled at what he said. “I will tie […]


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