Focus On The Family: Life After A Brutal Attack

At just 10 years old Alison Buttenshaw witnessed a brutal attack on her parents, resulting in her father's death.

By Haylie PriceTuesday 1 Mar 2016Health and WellbeingReading Time: 1 minute

Up until Alison Buttenshaw was 8 years old, she was living what she thought was a happy childhood when suddenly it all began to fall apart. At 10 years old she witnessed her parents being brutally attacked. The façade of a happy childhood shattered into a million pieces. Alison shares her story and how – one by one – the pieces of her life have been put back together. She is the author of “Out of the Shadows.”

Part 1

Part 2

In part 2 of this Focus On The Family podcast, we are also joined by Alison’s husband Ross who, along with Alison, provide leadership to a ministry called, Christians Against Poverty Australia.

This podcast has been provided by Focus On The Family Australia. For more helpful parenting and relationship advice and resources, visit their website http://www.families.org.au