"When violence becomes normal, you must adjust, as I've said. You adapt. I'd do anything to avoid a broken nose or sore cheek. Heard said she wasn't vengeful when asked why she was speaking up. It's a terrible way to gain revenge.
She continued, "I simply want to be seen as a person." Heard plans to appeal, then go on with her life. Heard, who welcomed a baby last year, added, "I look forward to living my life." I'll keep my head up.