Q: Want my daughter back, my father has sole custody. Hearing was done in Ala, while I was in hospital.
2 years ago I was in a hospital in Dothan. For my daughters benefit I turned custody over to my father as I was not sure how my health issues would affect me in the future. I was not a good person then. I signed papers provided under duress from my father, so he could have sole custody of my daughter. Over the last year or so I have done all I can to do what I can for my daughter. My father did not work for a year, so my daughter needed me to help her as he was unable to support her or himself. He sold his house and blew the money within a week after I moved back in to be closer to my daughter. For my own safety I had to leave and I lay awake at night hoping my daughter does not catch his rage or anger. I left so I could fight for her, to be in a safe environment away from this monster. Now he is running away from this region he has lived in for 28 years, the school she has been at for 2 years, to a place where all she knows is my mother. To keep my baby and me apart.
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