Domestic violence crosses all socio-economic lines. Yet, victims often find it difficult to access help. Beyond the usual "I'm afraid to make him mad" reason for not seeking orders of protection, those who are economically fortunate are burdened with a heightened sense of shame. Thus, we were please to read in the Arkansas Benton County Daily Record that University of Arkansas law school dean Cynthia Nance is sharing her story of domestic violence. The article is online. Maybe sharing her story will save lives.