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IN People ON 10 Jul, 2015
Emma Murphy (26) is a fitness blogger from Dublin, Ireland. Recently, her readers encountered an unexpected video on her profile where she shared her story how she suffered domestic violence. The video with a heart-breaking message went viral on the internet. People around the world are appreciating Emma's courage and standing against the domestic violence. The five-minute clip is watched more than six million times.
She publicly accused her former partner Francis Usanga (28) and shared that her story will encourage the women to voice against domestic violence. The mother of two Murphy says her boyfriend cheated on her while she was pregnant. She tried her best to bring him back when he cheated her. She said, ''I found him cheating time and again. During a debate, I threw his phone and he punched me on my face.'' She said that he used to beat her frequently. Finally, she realised that whatever happened with her was not acceptable and she needs to raise the voice against it.
She wrote - I thought long and hard before posting this video, this is very difficult for me but I have to do what is right, if you or anyone you know has it is in a similar situation please share this video to inspire other women around the world, violence is not the answer!
She also grabbed media attention and several local/national media interviewed her.
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