stolen innocence

Giving Tuesday

I need your help! Every year the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is called “Giving Tuesday.” I am asking you to participate in my “Giving Tuesday” challenge to help abused children. For the next 4 weeks every day save your spare change to help me change an abused child’s life. You can do this at home […]


November 5th was the release of my third book AN UNIMAGINABLE ACT I had an excellent book launch in New York City where I went on FOX news and MSNBC. You can read excerpts from the book posted on Katie Couric’s Website here. This book is much more then just a book about my abuse […]

An Unimaginable Act

I begin my third book: An Unimaginable Act with the introduction describing the worst day of my life at just the tender age of 6 weeks shy of my 7th birthday. Details of that day that have never been made public before. Details I have only ever shared with a therapist, my husband, and editor […]

Do not let the Sun go Down while you are still Angry

I remember looking up into this man’s face and could not understand why he was smiling by causing me so much pain as I cried begging him to stop.  The innocent 7 year old that I was could not make sense of it. Raping me once was not enough he continued to torture me and […]

Getting Married in 4 Days!

I can’t believe how much my life is about to change.  In just four days my father will walk me down the aisle in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin at an outdoor wedding. For the longest time this didn’t seem possible for me. My innocence was killed, my trust was taken, and my voice was silenced. I […]

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 […]

Goodbye 2012 Hello 2013

It has been such an amazing year and I wouldn’t want to say goodbye to 2012 unless 2013 is going to be just as exciting.In 2012 I became an aunt, was named Glamour Magazine Woman of the Year and was honored in Carnegie Hall in front of 3,000 people and mingled with celebrities all night long, […]

“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 […]

Michigan on track to become fifth state to pass Erin’s Law

This video shows Erin Merryn speaking to Kalamazoo news channel 3 on Erin’s Law. It then shows Erin testifying to Senate members on Erin’s Law. A meeting with the Governor happened and then the Senate all voted in support of the law. Michigan is on track to be the 5th state to sign Erin’s Law. […]


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Erin Merryn Founder of Erin's Law

November 29, 2017

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