Tracey Thurman Story
Tracey Thurman is known as a Connecticut housewife who suffered domestic violence done by her husband, Charles Buck Thurman. The dreadful abuse came to a climax in one bloody night when Buck Thurman stabbed Tracey 13 times. Buck was then arrested, and Tracey could be saved by doctors.
Thurman Law was resulted from Tracey’s effort when she sued police officers as she failed to get proper protection from the local police force in 1989. Tracey Thurman was left partially paralyzed and received a $2.3 million in damages in 1985.
A Cry For Help: The Tracy Thurman Story, a film inspired by Tracey Thurman story was made in 1989, first aired on October 2, 1989. Nancy McKeon, who played Tracey Thurman in A Cry for Help, starred in the film in the hope that it would keep Buck Thurman in the prison for a longer time.