Thursday, June 5, 2014

Florida Woman Survives Brutal Attempt To Kill Her By Ex-Boyfriend

this story was broadcast on CBS News 48 Hours on Saturday May 31, 2014

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In the two years since she desperately clambered onto the sidewalk to escape her crazed boyfriend running her over as he fled in his car, Dohme, now 22, has undergone 10 reconstructive procedures as part of her recovery.
Incredibly, she has forgiven Burton, who is currently serving a life sentence without parole for his cowardly and brutal attack.

'I felt myself dying': Student stabbed 32 times by her crazed ex-boyfriend releases shocking picture of her injuries in campaign against domestic violence
Melissa Dohme nearly died on the evening of January 24, 2012 when Robert Burton attacked her outside her home
Flat-lined four times that night as paramedics and doctors battled through the night to save her
She suffered nerve damage and a stroke which caused the left side of her face to be paralyzed
She has battled through two years of rehabilitation and 10 operations to recover
Incredibly has fallen in love with one of the paramedics who arrived first on the scene
Has spoken out against violence against women following her assault
Burton was sentenced to life without parole in March 2013
Daily Mail (UK)
PUBLISHED: 22:36 EST, 2 June 2014 | UPDATED: 13:11 EST, 3 June 2014

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