Lauren Kavanaugh, Girl in the Closet
Like all of us that read this heartbreaking story on the Dallas Morning News, I wanted to do something to help Lauren. Money seems so meaningless next to what she had to live through but like so many, I would like to do all I can to make her life a little easier.
I am a Dallas attorney and a DMN reader that was moved by this story. I have lived in Dallas 6 years (previously from WI) and I was not aware of these tragic events when they occurred. As a new mom, it is unthinkable to me that a precious little girl could be treated this way. I have been in touch with the author of the DMN article, Scott Farwell, and he will help me get in touch with Lauren or get the money to Lauren when the fundraising is finished. From my understanding of this site, the entity that holds the money can either send Lauren a check or deposit the funds directly in her bank account. I will see what is more convenient for Lauren.
I hope that working together we can influence Lauren's life in a positive way.
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Lauren never received a dime from this campaign. Her stepmother took the money. Lauren has a new gofundme page set up.
I am in no way taken up for Barbie. When Barbie was about 10 months old. Her mother Fredricka my sister. Went to West Dallas to bye drugs. She did not have enough money. And left Barbie with a drug dealer for 40.00. Another sister Judy came to me and told me what Fredricka had done. We jump in the car and off we went. We were so scared . We went to the apartment, the door was open. He said come on in. Barbie was laying on a twin bed, that was set up in the living room of the apartment. I walked over to give the money and noticed on a night stand was a picture of him naked and holding Barbie on one knee. Barbie had been burned with cigarettes. I picked her up, and we got the hell out of there. Fredricka was a evil person. She did many bad things to her children. Barbie should be in prison and she is.
Hey Lauren, I had read your story and I wanted to tell you that you are inspirational young beautiful woman & strong keep your head up baby girl. Your chapter is just beginning. I would love to meet you one day. I'm suppose to be relocating to Dallas, TX too this year and I'm also taking psychology too working on my degree.
Trust God and know you are loved by many. You are stronger then you know.
Nice to see the support still coming. Glad to know Lauren and her family are well.
God Bless you Sarah, and your family. I hope your work increases as people see exactly what kind of decent attorney you really are. Thanks from the UK xx
If you have her email address, you can make a offline donation to her paypal account.
Hello, I so desperately want to see Lauren happy. Is there any way I can leave a paypal payment?? debs x