February 20, 2013 - In The Media
Stabbing Victim Margarita Sanchez Credits Legal Aid with Saving Her Life at Austin Press Conference Today
Margarita Sanchez stood at the front of the room at the Capitol, quiet and small, talking about the
moment she woke up in a hospital with nowhere to turn.
Sanchez's husband had stabbed her, the last in a long line of humiliations that ranged from forcing
her to quit her job to killing her dog to attacking her more than once with a knife. The last thing Sanchez
remembered after her husband stabbed her, before she lost consciousness, was him waving divorce
papers at her. More »