Des Moines Woman Using Domestic Abuse Survival to Inspire Others
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Worse than a nightmare, it was reality for Donna Williams. "A life and death situation. I looked at my hand and my hand was full of blood," she said. In a Des Moines apartment complex on East 22nd Street in the early morning hours of May 17, 2018, Donna looked up from her computer screen to her boyfriend at the time, Cortez West, stabbing her.