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Meet the Female Tradesmen Making Domestic Violence Victims Feel Safe

"Let me repair what your husband tried to fix."

by Sammi Taylor
May 1 2017, 7:30pm

Amy Feyen walks into the warehouse with a toolbelt slung over her shoulder and bright magenta ear muffs around her neck. They're the heavy duty kind, designed for hearing protection from construction and electrical work, and they're hot pink.

"There's not many other workers with these on the sites," she says.

Amy is the sole owner and employee of Melba Electrical Services. She's been working as an electrician for seven years, and her business slogan is "Let me repair what your husband tried to fix."

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