Once post-traumatic stress set in, it would take years for her to recover. The nightmares continued, and the demons lived within her mind. Trying hard not to expose her humiliation to family and friends, she wore a mask of happiness, until the day the mask fell off.
Through all the torment, she hung onto her art therapy and the wisdom of Mandy Falk, the instructor. Today she is free of the demons that once haunted her mind.