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The Face of Courage
If life as you know it suddenly shattered, how would you pick up the pieces? In 2007, a brutal attack destroyed Carmen’s body and nearly took her life. Four years later, she joins <i>The Doctors</i> to share her extraordinary story.
In 2007, Carmen Tarleton, a registered nurse and mother of two, barely survived a brutal attack, when her estranged husband beat her with a baseball bat and doused her with industrial-strength lye.
Carmen's sister, Kesstan, recalls what she told Carmen after the attack.
Carmen has forgiven her ex-husband, who is serving 30 to 70 years in prison, for the brutal attacks.
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Four years after the horrific attack, Carmen joins The Doctors to share her story of courage, survival and grace.
While the brutal attack took a toll on Carmen’s body, she says it made her spirit stronger.
Find out how Carmen has turned the brutality she endured into a positive for herself and others.