The courage of Gessica Notaro, a year after the attack with acid

A year after the terrible aggression with acid, Gessica Notaro returns to spread a message of strength and hope

A year after the attack with acid Gessica Notaro recalls the difficult moments after his awakening, once again launching a message of hope and courage. It was January 10 when the young woman from Rimini was attacked by ex-boyfriend Edison Tavares, since then Gessica has never stopped fighting, as it also reveals in a post published on Instagram. This is the first image of the girl after being admitted to the hospital. Gessica’s face shows the signs of aggression, but nevertheless, she smiles, ready to face what will be a long battle.

“Exactly one year ago. This was my first awakening at the Great Burnt Center of the Bufalini hospital in Cesena – explained Gessica Notaro commenting on the shot in which her face is unrecognizable -. I was very scared, but nevertheless, they managed to get me a smile .. thanks to the family and real friends who immediately joined me from all over the world, but above all thanks to what in those two months has become my new family and that today it is of great support to me ”. The dolphin trainer was subjected to various operations to treat damage to the face, but especially to the eyes, caused by acid.

“Thank you very much to all of you for making me experience this painful experience in a much more acceptable way”, concluded Gessica, after thanking the doctors who guided her on her care path -. You are all splendid people. You have improved my life and enriched my soul “.

His attacker, Eddy Tavares, a 29-year-old from Cape Verde, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the crime of serious acid injuries to cause permanent damage. The judges did not recognize the generic extenuating circumstances required by his lawyers and added the aggravating circumstance of premeditation, cruelty and trivial reasons.

Leave a Reply