Fighting back for Marilyn Stanley

$22,707 of $40,000 goal

Raised by 555 people in 38 months
Brittney Ann Burkhart
on behalf of Marilyn Stanley
 ERLANGER, KY
Marilyn Stanley who is a victim of Domestic Violence in the worst Degree. On the 14th of September my friend was  blindsided by an ex-boyfriend who had  something awful awaiting her arrival at his house. Out of fear, she walked into his house to feel the force of his fist against her face, followed by a brutal beating to the rest of her body and legs to her now cracked ribs. This is only the beginning of the testimony that unfortunately has changed her entire life. This demon of a man forced her to his bedroom where his pit bull  violently attacked her upon his command. As a result the dog took portions of her ears that would later have to be stitched back on, and to leave some missing. As the dog was ripping in to her face and head, this man took something sharp cutting into her main artery and that wasn’t the worst of it, he cut into her scalp leaving her with 70% of her skull exposed. He proceeded to ridicule her on the way she looked  after he had done this damage to her, putting her in front of the mirror and laughing, loaded her up in the car with Marilyn being in complete shock and scared for her life, only to drop her off a block from her house, where she walked to her front yard and fell to the ground. By the grace of a higher power her older sister Ashley and Mother Linda found her and got an ambulance which took her to University of Cincinnati Hospital which was the nearest hospital that had the level of care that she required.   Marilyn Has already had three major surgerys' placing cadaver skin over her skull while the tissue grows stronger for her to have a skin graft, Marilyn will never grow hair again. There is so much more this this horrifying story, due to the investigation I am not at liberty to give out certain details. This act of violence has left Marilyn scared to sleep in her own home,  bills left to be paid, and a son that looks at his mother not understanding the pain she’s in. The after effects will need many years of counseling for both Marilyn and Carter. She is in desperate need of our help.  She is unable to provide herself with a wig that she will need and wears a scarf as a replacement of one. There are so many things that this women needs. I am asking you to look into your heart and make any type of contribution or donation. Thank you for your time and compassion.
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It is such a blessing there is so many caring people in this world. It's a overwhelming feeling of love and compassion. Thank you all for what you have done and are doing. There is good in the world. And God is good!
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Marilyn has just gotten out of surgery and she did very well, not ready for a skin graft but soon, she's still a little under.. Post more soon!
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Marilyn is heading in for surgery today to replace the cadaver skin covering her skull, please pray for an above par outcome.
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Wow this is such an amazing thing that you all are doing for her. It is never enough to just say thank you!
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Bethann Adams
38 months ago

Hello my prayers are with you ❤️ my name is Beth and I own a salon that specializes in wigs if you message me through Facebook I'd love to donate you a wig of your choice. Hope to hear from you soon .

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Ed Augur
38 months ago

Can i get his adresss and name

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Crystal Joy Pirner
38 months ago

OMG............that is a strong accusation Amanda Sawyer...........I hope you have a good lawyer when she sues your ass for defamation of character............were you there when this happened...........MY GOD look at this poor woman, we are not here to judge but to help this poor lady who is going to be mentally and physically damaged from all of this...........and I don't know how old her son is, but he's going to need help and someone to watch over him, so lets take care of that before we go bashing her and whomever it may be your talking about and get her healed and well enough to begin the process of healing............prayers to her and her son...........

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Barbara Dennison
38 months ago

Ow sweetie. I've been there, in fact have no spleen because of a monster like him. Things will get better. You survived and are so much stronger then you believe at this moment. I know there is no comfort right now, but take comfort in this; karma is brutal and comes back times 3. The longer she takes the worse his fate!! Your in my thoughts and although at this moment you may feel weak, broken, and scared, you have an army of people praying, routing, and advocating for you!!

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Vikki Jones
38 months ago

Just a suggestion. She is going to need more than 15,000 dollars. It's nearly there. Why not leave it up a little longer to see how much more can be raised?? This is horrible. I am keeping her and her son in my prayers.

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Taylor Lynn
38 months ago

Marilyn is such a strong woman. I love that this was made Britteny. I am grateful that she has a friend like you to be her rock and help her out. I love you Marilyn. Thank you everyone for the love and supoort. It shows that even when something terrible happens by an evil person, there's still man good hearted people out there who care. Love you guys! -Taylor xoxo

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Misty Rain Tonya Brogan
38 months ago

you and your family will be in my prayers im so so so sorry you have to go through this i was a victim for 15 years but nothing as bad as this i finally got away from him and have been healing for quit some time now am still kinda afraid of men but am in a healthy relationship now and am happy i got a new job and things are starting to look up for me the road to healing is a long one but i have come this far and im gonna keep going forward i have the lord as my guide he is always there for me i cried when i saw this so just thought i would leave a little message we love you marilyn hang in there i dont know what color your hair was but i have a wig that i have never worn i would love for you to have it something to just say i care and i know what your going through i can be reached on facebook or you may call 513-884-9232 if you would like the wig and you are still beautiful god bless you love,hugs and prayers for you and your family

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Suzanne Patterson
38 months ago
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Lord, be with this young lady & give her speedy healing. What that man did to her was so much worse than what the dog did. He is the real animal

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Kailey Green
38 months ago
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If you could give me some where to send it i have a very nice wig that i no longer need

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Melissa Williamson-Bybee
38 months ago
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I too have been a victim of domestic violence, but nothing to this degree. My heart goes out to Marilyn and her family. One day he will have to stand before God and answer to what he has done. I think we all know what Gods answer will be. Stay strong and stay beautiful Marilyn, you were meant to live through all of that for a reason. And you are a great source of inspiration for women who have been through, and are going through domestic violence. The Bybee family sends all our love and prayers to you and yours sweetheart!

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Marilyn Stanley
37 months ago
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Just wanted to say a quick thank you. Everyone's support means so much to me and is greatly appreciated. Also as an update I had my 5th or 6th surgery today I am not sure exactly. But I am doing well.

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Jordan Armbrust
38 months ago
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oh my goodness... im compleatly at a loss for words... im so so sorry that this happened to your friend. i was attacked and raped and almost killed by a man i thought i loved but nothing this bad.... i cant even describe the pain i feel for her. you have my prayers and my hope that she gets better. as for him i hope he rots in jail and never sees daylight again and i cant believe he used his dog on her thats awful...i got so many different emotions while reading this story but all in all i think mow im just heartbroken and upset for her and her family... i hope karma gets this guy because he is a sick sick cruel man... i hope he gets whats coming to him... bless her heart for being a strong fighter though and looks shouldnt matter shes alive and still has her personality and her son still has a mother and thats all that matters ♥ bless her though and im keeping her in my prayers.

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Ellie Molloy
38 months ago
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This doesn't say when it will close. Is there only a certain amount of time to donate? I will be able to donate next week.

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Debbie Justin Florence
38 months ago
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Marilyn and Carter, I am praying for you and your family! I have sent this out to as many people I can think of and pray that people find it in their hearts to donate to help you both out! You are one tough woman to have endured such tortutre at the hands of a monster. I am here for you all if you need me, always have been and always will be! Hugs and prayers always.....

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Cattrina LaSala
38 months ago
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God bless you Marilyn and keep you in his care. Stay strong ; there is a lot of love and goodness in this world...many are thinking of you and praying for you....your picture broke my heart -I am so sorry that you are going through this.

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Julie Surface Stropes
38 months ago
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What a low life POS for a man to do this to a woman! God bless you and stay strong.

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Jason Michael
38 months ago
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What an SOB. I hope someone beats this guy into a pool of his own blood

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Jared Baker
38 months ago
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We are so saddened to hear what has happened. The Baker family is praying for you and if you need anything, let us know. Stay strong Marilyn Stanley.

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Cara Mitchell
38 months ago
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I hope that man pays for what he's done 100 fold

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Marilyn Stanley
37 months ago
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I will answer that. It is because I get a lot of friends requests from people I don't know now-it's to check mutual friends to make sure someone isn't adding me that is his friend. I understand why you would question that. But it is for what I feel is a good reason. In the future he will definitely be deleted before he has access to it.

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Nancy Wood
36 months ago
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You have a lot of people behind you! God Bless You and give you the strength you need.

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Amber Shearer
36 months ago
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I'm so very sorry. You didn't deserve this at all. Love to you beautiful.

TG
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Tracy Gearhart
37 months ago
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Stay strong. God bless! Hug! Tracy

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Anonymous
37 months ago (Monthly Donation)
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Mike Smiley
37 months ago (Monthly Donation)
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Anonymous
37 months ago
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$25
Anonymous
37 months ago
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Bethann Adams
38 months ago

Hello my prayers are with you ❤️ my name is Beth and I own a salon that specializes in wigs if you message me through Facebook I'd love to donate you a wig of your choice. Hope to hear from you soon .

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Ed Augur
38 months ago

Can i get his adresss and name

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Crystal Joy Pirner
38 months ago

OMG............that is a strong accusation Amanda Sawyer...........I hope you have a good lawyer when she sues your ass for defamation of character............were you there when this happened...........MY GOD look at this poor woman, we are not here to judge but to help this poor lady who is going to be mentally and physically damaged from all of this...........and I don't know how old her son is, but he's going to need help and someone to watch over him, so lets take care of that before we go bashing her and whomever it may be your talking about and get her healed and well enough to begin the process of healing............prayers to her and her son...........

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Barbara Dennison
38 months ago

Ow sweetie. I've been there, in fact have no spleen because of a monster like him. Things will get better. You survived and are so much stronger then you believe at this moment. I know there is no comfort right now, but take comfort in this; karma is brutal and comes back times 3. The longer she takes the worse his fate!! Your in my thoughts and although at this moment you may feel weak, broken, and scared, you have an army of people praying, routing, and advocating for you!!

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Vikki Jones
38 months ago

Just a suggestion. She is going to need more than 15,000 dollars. It's nearly there. Why not leave it up a little longer to see how much more can be raised?? This is horrible. I am keeping her and her son in my prayers.

+ Read More
Taylor Lynn
38 months ago

Marilyn is such a strong woman. I love that this was made Britteny. I am grateful that she has a friend like you to be her rock and help her out. I love you Marilyn. Thank you everyone for the love and supoort. It shows that even when something terrible happens by an evil person, there's still man good hearted people out there who care. Love you guys! -Taylor xoxo

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Misty Rain Tonya Brogan
38 months ago

you and your family will be in my prayers im so so so sorry you have to go through this i was a victim for 15 years but nothing as bad as this i finally got away from him and have been healing for quit some time now am still kinda afraid of men but am in a healthy relationship now and am happy i got a new job and things are starting to look up for me the road to healing is a long one but i have come this far and im gonna keep going forward i have the lord as my guide he is always there for me i cried when i saw this so just thought i would leave a little message we love you marilyn hang in there i dont know what color your hair was but i have a wig that i have never worn i would love for you to have it something to just say i care and i know what your going through i can be reached on facebook or you may call 513-884-9232 if you would like the wig and you are still beautiful god bless you love,hugs and prayers for you and your family

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Suzanne Patterson
38 months ago
9
9

Lord, be with this young lady & give her speedy healing. What that man did to her was so much worse than what the dog did. He is the real animal

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Kailey Green
38 months ago
7
7

If you could give me some where to send it i have a very nice wig that i no longer need

+ Read More
Melissa Williamson-Bybee
38 months ago
7
7

I too have been a victim of domestic violence, but nothing to this degree. My heart goes out to Marilyn and her family. One day he will have to stand before God and answer to what he has done. I think we all know what Gods answer will be. Stay strong and stay beautiful Marilyn, you were meant to live through all of that for a reason. And you are a great source of inspiration for women who have been through, and are going through domestic violence. The Bybee family sends all our love and prayers to you and yours sweetheart!

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Marilyn Stanley
37 months ago
6
6

Just wanted to say a quick thank you. Everyone's support means so much to me and is greatly appreciated. Also as an update I had my 5th or 6th surgery today I am not sure exactly. But I am doing well.

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Jordan Armbrust
38 months ago
5
5

oh my goodness... im compleatly at a loss for words... im so so sorry that this happened to your friend. i was attacked and raped and almost killed by a man i thought i loved but nothing this bad.... i cant even describe the pain i feel for her. you have my prayers and my hope that she gets better. as for him i hope he rots in jail and never sees daylight again and i cant believe he used his dog on her thats awful...i got so many different emotions while reading this story but all in all i think mow im just heartbroken and upset for her and her family... i hope karma gets this guy because he is a sick sick cruel man... i hope he gets whats coming to him... bless her heart for being a strong fighter though and looks shouldnt matter shes alive and still has her personality and her son still has a mother and thats all that matters ♥ bless her though and im keeping her in my prayers.

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Ellie Molloy
38 months ago
5
5

This doesn't say when it will close. Is there only a certain amount of time to donate? I will be able to donate next week.

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Debbie Justin Florence
38 months ago
4
4

Marilyn and Carter, I am praying for you and your family! I have sent this out to as many people I can think of and pray that people find it in their hearts to donate to help you both out! You are one tough woman to have endured such tortutre at the hands of a monster. I am here for you all if you need me, always have been and always will be! Hugs and prayers always.....

+ Read More
Cattrina LaSala
38 months ago
3
3

God bless you Marilyn and keep you in his care. Stay strong ; there is a lot of love and goodness in this world...many are thinking of you and praying for you....your picture broke my heart -I am so sorry that you are going through this.

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Julie Surface Stropes
38 months ago
3
3

What a low life POS for a man to do this to a woman! God bless you and stay strong.

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Jason Michael
38 months ago
3
3

What an SOB. I hope someone beats this guy into a pool of his own blood

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Jared Baker
38 months ago
3
3

We are so saddened to hear what has happened. The Baker family is praying for you and if you need anything, let us know. Stay strong Marilyn Stanley.

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Cara Mitchell
38 months ago
3
3

I hope that man pays for what he's done 100 fold

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Marilyn Stanley
37 months ago
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2

I will answer that. It is because I get a lot of friends requests from people I don't know now-it's to check mutual friends to make sure someone isn't adding me that is his friend. I understand why you would question that. But it is for what I feel is a good reason. In the future he will definitely be deleted before he has access to it.

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