A survivor's story: Dear bullet . .

By Drum Digital
15 November 2014

Sixolile Mbalo, who was raped, beaten and shot when she was 14, has written a book about the ordeal 14 years later in ?a bid to help others.

How do you move on after being brutally raped, shot in the head and left for dead in a toilet? One brave 28-year-old is testimony that even the most shocking of experiences can be overcome. And what’s more, she’s written her story to help and inspire others.

Dear Bullet: Or a Letter To My Shooter (Jonathan Ball) relates Sixolile Mbalo’s journey from childhood to teenage victim of sexual violence and her path of healing – a remarkable achievement from ?a remarkable young woman.

Read more in the 20 November 2014 issue of DRUM magazine, on shelves now!

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