True Stories of Responsibly Armed Women: Dawn’s Story ~ VIDEO
Article first appeared on Ammoland.com
USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I want to tell you a little bit about a friend of mine named Dawn and her story.
Now, Dawn’s Story begins in 2006 when out of the blue, a guy that she used to date started calling her and blowing up her phone over and over and over to the point of harassment. Dawn wasn’t quite sure what was going on or what to do with the situation.
And unfortunately for her, it became a nightmare. Six years of relentless stalking by this man. And for Dawn, this was not a time when she was involved with firearms. In fact, her method of operation was hiding. I think a lot of women can relate to that. To try to get away from her stalker instead of standing up to him or getting self-defense training. She chose to basically close the doors and hideaway.
Unfortunately, the stalking was so bad that she lost her job and lost those full six years of her life. Thankfully, he was put away, finally, for two felony counts of aggravated stalking. He wasn’t supposed to get out of jail until 2017.
After he went to jail, Dawn was basically a new woman, still scarred by the event, but challenged by it as well. Knowing that she never wanted to experience this kind of trauma again. So what did she do? She got training and she went out and bought her very first firearm. Fast forward to just two years ago. Dawn gets a call out of the blue from a detective warning her that her stalker was released two years early with no warning.
Now, Dawn had a choice she could have gone back to her mode of operation from years ago. She could have gone back to hiding. But instead, she chose to live her life with her firearm on her side. Now, I would like to share a couple of quotes directly from Dawn so you can really feel and relate to all that she was going through and how she feels now.
“Women are becoming their own heroes and are refusing to be victims. And we’re seeing the number of women getting concealed carry permits growing substantially. This is a strange and amazing confidence that comes with knowing you got this. No matter what you got, this might be not to mention the average response. Time for law enforcement is seven minutes. And a lot can happen in seven minutes. With me, it was time to put my money where my mouth was. I will not live like that again. I will continue to talk about it and live out loud and if need be. I will be my own hero.”
Now, Dawn’s story is definitely one of resilience and triumph.
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