Five heroic children save their mother from her abusive ex-husband

Rachel Moore, from Brisbane, Australia, fell in love with a man named Daryl. At first, he was very kind and patient, and for seven years they were very happy together. However, three years ago, their relationship erupted when Daryl attacked Rachel. After being a victim of domestic violence in their previous relationship, Rachel knew first-hand that violent behavior could only get worse over time. So he kicked Daryl out of the house and promised not to go back with him again.

But Daryl was the father of two of his five children … and he knew that he would have to see him even if it was occasional. For the next two years, Rachel and Daryl managed to maintain a friendly relationship for the sake of the children.

Everything seemed to be under control … until on April 11, 2014, when Rachel was at home with her five children – Jayden 14-year-old Cameron, 12 years old, Kaylee, 10-year-old, Zane, 4 years old, and Samantha, 2-year-old, Daryl burst into the home and, immediately, Rachel realized that he was drunk and that his family was in danger. However, what she did not know was that Daryl was carrying a shotgun. Rachel hid the children in the bedroom, but he shot her twice in the arm, causing her to lose consciousness.

Daryl tried to murder Rachel, but he had no idea of ​​physical strength or courage that his children had and used on him to protect his mother.

 Five heroic children save his mother from his abusive ex-husband
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This is Rachel Moore, mother of five children in Brisbane, Australia.

On April 11, 2014, Rachel was the victim of a horrific attack at the hands of her former partner and the father of two of her children. If it were not for her heroic children, who were aged 2 to 14 at the time, Rachel would be dead.

 Five heroic children save their mother from her abusive ex-husband
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Rachel was a single mother of three when she fell in love with a man named Daryl. She and Daryl lived happily for seven years and, at that time, had two more children.

But three years ago, her life changed forever when Daryl attacked her. Being a victim of the domestic violence of their previous relationship, Rachel identified the abuser's signals and vowed never to go through that situation again. In this way, Rachel ended her relationship with Daryl

 Five heroic children save her mother from her abusive ex-husband
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For the next two years, Rachel managed to take care of her five children alone. His relationship with Daryl seemed to go well, they had a cordial treatment so that he could continue to see his children. Everything was fine until the night Daryl broke into the house with very bad intentions.

Rachel and her children were at home when they heard a car skidding in the entrance. She knew it was Daryl … and that he was drunk. He seemed possessed!

The mother ran terrified to hide the children in a room but Daryl burst into the house armed with a shotgun.

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<p style= Mrs. Moore and her children hid in the bedroom but two shots hit one of Rachel's arms. The bullets caused a horrible wound and immediately collapsed losing consciousness.

As the man prepared to reload the weapon … the children went into action.

 Five heroic children save their mother from his abusive ex-husband
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Cameron, 12, threw himself at him, managed to snatch the gun and ran to hide it outside.

Enraged, the father tried to attack Rachel from new. It was then that Jayden and Cameron began to punch Daryl to the point of unconsciousness.

The two boys managed to beat a man twice their size!

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<p style= In the video below, the children describe the horrible details they witnessed … like, for example, the sound of their father's boots stomping on the ground. [19659003] Cameron, Jayden and Kaylee had received combat and martial arts classes as part of their acting classes. Coincidentally, just two weeks before the horrible attack, they had been taught the skills they used to save their mother's life.

 Five heroic children save their mother from her abusive ex-husband
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] If it were not for their bravery, these children would no longer have a mother. Together, they managed to save his life. Rachel was taken to hospital where she recovered without problem.

 Five heroic children save her mother from her abusive ex-husband
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Now, Rachel has decided to share her story of domestic violence, because she assures that what happened to her can happen to anyone.

Do not hesitate to share this story to encourage more women to be brave and end up with a relation to the first sign of abuse!

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