This is a powerful testament to what a lot of us have been through, have become, and will grow out of.
We never forget, but I'm told we can get beyond this pain. I'm starting to, I think. And I think you are too.
I'd also like to add that you're "a child of the light coming out of the darkness."
Peace and love, my brother. You've made me think.
There are reasons I'm taking medication. They're called "other people." - Me, displaying my anti-social tendancies