Now, she speaks to audiences saying that there's nothing to be ashamed of if one is a victim of crime, especially rape. Initially, hometown newspapers were reluctant to write about her rape, only the fact that she was shot.Kelly has turned something evil into good.
"Why is it more shameful to be a rape victim than a gunshot victim? I felt like in a way I was hiding something." Source: KXXV.com
Friday, May 1, 2009
Victim Returns To Tell Her Story
Schoolteacher Bridgett Kelly was raped, shot and left for dead in Killeen several years ago. She returned to Killeen recently to tell her story.