In August 2007, Payne’s husband killed their two children before committing suicide. Just four years after that tragedy, Payne’s mother died from what Monika believes was grief over her grand children’s deaths.
Learn more about her story on her website here.
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Inside Her Story: Monika Gray-Payne’s Tale of Overcoming Tragedy was originally published on blackamericaweb.com