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Makeup disguises Maria's fractured eye as she prepares to board a train home to Oregon from Williston, North Dakota on February 22, 2014. Maria moved to Williston less than a month prior to seek work in America's Boomtown.
Since the oil boom began in 2009, instances of domestic violence have sky rocketed. A local shelter reports that prior to 2009 they were at full capacity, at most, 15 nights a year. Since 2009, they have been consistently at maximum capacity.