‘I came in guns blazing in order to show that I wasn't someone that could be pushed around, brushed off, or not taken seriously.’
‘I realized if I didn’t have them taken off I could end up with skin cancer.’
‘Pic on the right is after losing almost 100 lbs. in 2012. It was one of the first times I had ever allowed anyone to take a picture of me in a bikini.’
The scene at the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge, the first morning after its collapse. August 2, 2007.