The bruises on her back were atrocious. They ran from behind her knees to her lower back, in various stages of healing. It's quite obvious to us this has gone on for a period of time.
You're entitled to discipline your children, but there's a certain perimeter, which you need to keep that discipline within, which he did not.
He would spank her so hard he would leave bruises all up and down the backside of her body. She had bruises in various stages of healing from behind her, to her lower back.