After dark days, Williams' future bright

Arkansas TE hopes story can help families in similar crisis

Originally Published: June 4, 2009
By Chris Low | ESPN.com

D.J. Williams doesn't remember how old he was the first time he saw his father hit his mother.

Unfortunately, he remembers just about everything else.

He remembers the guns. He remembers wondering if the beatings were ever going to stop. He remembers that unforgettable look in his father's eyes, the look of someone struggling with depression and hooked on crack cocaine.

He remembers being a little boy thrust into a world of spousal abuse that turned his Carrollton, ...

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