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 […]

Maria Shriver brings awareness to “Erin’s Law”

If you were to go on Maria Shriver’s blog or her facebook page you will see she is giving light to Erin’s law through an article I wrote for her to recognize the work I am doing with Erin’s Law. Roanoke, VA Thursday night event. I just returned from Virginia where I spoke to […]

Erin Merryn

Please Share In the holiday season I ask that you pass this video on to 5-10 people and ask them to do the same. My goal is to get thousands to have viewed this video by the New Year when several more states will be introducing Erin’s law in 2012.

Is Your Glass Half Full?

Would you describe yourself as a person who is glass half full or half empty? The glass half full is usually described as someone who is optimistic and happy where half empty look at life in a negative/ pessimistic way. The choice on how you look at life is up to you. I can personally […]

13 Years Later Never Would Have Thought…..

13 years ago on April 30, 1998 I was walking into The Children’s Advocacy Center for the first time and broke my silence. I never would have imagined 13 years later I would be looking into the same large mirror staring at myself in the interview room I first broke my silence in. 13 years […]

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 […]

Governor Quinn Signs Erin’s Law

The Governor of Illinois has given me a whole new meaning to Valentine’s Day. Today at 4:10 pm CTS Governor Pat Quinn signed Erin’s law. I knew early this morning he was signing it today. A year ago February 10th I spoke in a small town called Dixon, Illinois for a child abuse conference. It […]

When Justice Never Comes

I am so use to being in the public eye being surrounded by people that know about the label I carry. So when I find myself in a position like I did today where I was meeting with 10 other women in a new small group at church that knew nothing about me or at […]

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 […]


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