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Jennifer Bennett

On September 16, 2013, Washington, D. C., Navy Yard Building 197 was under attack by one of their own. The headquarters for Naval Sea Systems Command (NAV SEA) became a battle zone. The gunman roamed the building, the corridors and the stairwell looking for anyone to shoot.

Jennifer would remember, “God gave me a hymn that morning. He had never done that before.” Jennifer would be humming, “It is well with my soul…” When she reached the stairwell landing “between decks,” she walked into the shooter, scantly ten paces away, holding a sawed-off shotgun pointed directly at her.

Jennifer is telling her story. And watch out, she is not holding anything back. “God left me here for a purpose. My job is to fulfill that.” Part of that fulfillment is in the form of a book (coming out late Fall of 2018). And the other part is to spread her message of resiliency and overcoming adversity.