Ariel is a sweet friend and co-worker of mine who suffered a traumatic experience that breaks my heart for her and her family. The following is information provided by her family:
Ariel, a single mother of four young boys- has suffered from an unthinkable attack early morning on New Year’s Day. A former independent contractor that did work for The Holley family broke into her home while she and her children slept, drug her from her bed, where her four year old was snuggled next to her, into the bathroom with the intent to rape and kill her. He told her repeatedly that she was going to die, and “this is going to happen”. He cried on her while he held her captive, telling her that no one loves him, etc. He then made REPEATED attempts to break her neck by twisting it. He smashed on her trachea, and then tried to break her neck over the edge of the bathtub. Ariel fought hard, but was also terrified of waking her children for fear of what this monster might do to them. At one point, the perpetrator thought she was dead, and he walked away. When he heard her trying to call 911, he returned, and again tried to kill her and attempted to gouge out her eyes. When he thought he succeeded, he left. By Gods grace, she managed to dial her mother- however she was unable to speak. Her children slept through the attack, which can only be attributed to protection from God above. Ariel is being treated at TMC for her multiple physical and emotional traumas.
As a full time single parent, and part time server at Fulbelli's Restaurant, she does not have medical insurance. Her road to recovery will be long. We appreciate any prayers, and any monetary contribution you are able to make. Any funds raised will be used to ensure that she is able to continue to provide for her children, and to access ongoing medical and emotional care in the coming months. Thank you, and God bless.