Okay, this is one of the few serious columns I write every year, but the subject has been weighing on my heart for a while.
An abused child. If this has been happening from the day he was born, he probably doesn't know any other way of life.
A little more than a year after Travis Smith's death, his family is still feeling his loss.
"It's been rough because first you have to deal with the loss," said his sister Tyesha Simmons. "That's a blow in itself.