SHARING A STORY OF SURVIVAL AND EMPOWERING OTHERS TO THRIVE
Victim of Opportunity to Survivor by choice
In June of 2002, the life of Kara Robinson would change as she knew it. While in her best friend's front yard, she was approached by a man who put a gun to her neck and forced her into his car. This man would go on to take Kara to his apartment where he held her captive for 18 hours before her daring escape. While her captor was asleep, Kara escaped the restraints and his apartment. Kara went to law enforcement and was able to give them information that lead them back to the apartment of her captor and identified him as the man responsible for at least three other unsolved homicides.
Following the identification and death of her captor, Kara realized that she survived for a very specific purpose: to spread hope and encouragement to other survivors. To remind them that they are not alone, that they can heal, and that they are stronger than what happened to them.
That we are who we are because of what happened but we are not defined by it.
Kara currently uses her experience as well as years of work in law enforcement to speak to groups around the country. She tells her story, helps educate those who work with victims, and empowers individuals to be the best version of themselves they can be, regardless of their past.
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Kara stays active on social media.
Follow along with her on Instagram to see day-to-day activities that include her crazy life as a homeschool mom of two young boys and using fitness as a means of helping heal and maintain her emotional wellness every day.
You can also find her on TikTok where she has garnered millions of views on videos telling her story. She also provides advice on how to heal, how to support, how to speak to victims of crime, and how to embrace a survivor mentality.
You can find all of the links to reach Kara on the left side of your screen (or pinned to the top and bottom of your page on mobile).