Growing Up in New York

61st Street,Bay Ridge Brooklyn 


Guy was raised by a single mother in New York City. Guy and his Mom experienced domestic violence when Guy was growing up. He has seen, first-hand, the devastation wrought by domestic violence. As a result of this, Guy has been a strong advocate for victims and survivors of domestic abuse.


Guy and his Mom often had to rely on extended family for support.  Sometimes it was to put food on the table, and other times to escape from the violence in their home.   Guy and his mother lived with his grandparent's in their one bedroom apartment fleeing from his father.