CHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- A Delaware County woman is hoping a tragedy in her life helps others to heal.
Nineteen-year-old Jaeionah Handy is the founder of the nonprofit organization BRAVE.
Handy was a witness to her mother's murder back in 2005 when she was 6 years old.
She started BRAVE to provide a safe outlet for people who have survived traumatic experiences.
"I hope and pray I can help heal the youth and change the community. I know a lot of kids are going through a lot of mental illnesses," Handy said.
Handy said she was in therapy for years and knows how much being in a group helped her.
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Delco woman hopes tragedy in her life helps others to heal