Karen DeArmond Gardner
is a thirty-year survivor of domestic violence and a longtime advocate for women who have experienced abuse. Her advocacy work includes facilitating Mending the Soul, a group that leads survivors through their trauma, and serving on the board of directors at Arukah House, a transitional home for women coming out of sex trafficking and abuse. Gardner blogs at anotheronefree.com
from her home with her second husband in Hurst, Texas.