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Now instead of crying when I tell my story, I get to cry when I am told how it changed a life. This has truly been a bittersweet journey. I am forever changed. I'm so fortunate to be able to impact the lives of others, all while partnering with some of the most passionate and driven people in the world.
AND LET US NOT GROW WEARY OF DOING GOOD, FOR IN DUE SEASON WE WILL REAP, IF WE DO NOT GIVE UP. - GALATIANS 6:9
Let’s put an end to violence world-wide!
Tiffany A. Allison
2009 - Tiffany Allison becomes the victim of a brutal assault perpetrated by her then boyfriend Scotty Wayne Parks.
2010 - Parks is criminally charged for the assault on Allison. He is charged with Domestic Assault with a Weapon and False Imprisonment, but takes a plea deal lessening his charge to Domestic Assault. He is sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison.
After serving only ten months of his sentence, Parks is released from prison in October 2010, due to the application of sentence reduction programming, through Iowa's "good time" policy. Parks is only monitored for 2 months on parole after this release.
2012 - Parks re-offends with another female victim in January, permanently disfiguring this victims face through repeatedly biting her. Parks is charged criminally for the assault. Because dating violence is not currently included in Iowa's Criminal Code for Domestic Abuse, Parks is charged with Second Degree Burglary and Willful Injury for this assault. In September 2012 Parks submits an Alford Plea and is sentenced to 15 years in prison. He will only serve 2 1/2 to 3 years of this sentence, again due to sentence reduction programming through Iowa's "good time" policy.
2014 Tiffany Allison forms the Soaring Hearts Foundation in an effort to advocate for victims of crime nationwide.
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