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Domestic violence survivor marries first responder who saved her

A young woman survived an act of violence. She married one of the first responders that saved her life. (Source: Pixabay) A young woman survived an act of violence. She married one of the first responders that saved her life. (Source: Pixabay)

(RNN) - Melissa Dohme Hill survived a horrific stabbing attack from her ex-boyfriend when she was only 20 years old.

He stabbed her 32 times and left her bleeding on the side of the road, CNN reported.

One of the first first-responders who arrived on the scene was Cameron Hill, who helped save her life.

She reconnected with Cameron Hill during a luncheon in her honor almost a year after the attack. They started dating, and at a 2015 Tampa Bay Rays game where she was throwing out the first pitch, he surprised her with a proposal.

On March 4, the two married.

Melissa Dohme Hill now works at Hands Across the Bay as an advocate drawing attention to domestic violence.

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