“I was standing, and he was sitting,” she described a year after the event, “he literally just sprung up. And he was literally, hanging — literally like arms, legs hanging off of my lip. And my first instinct was like, ‘Oh my God, get on the ground with him, hold his head, go wherever he goes.'”
She included, “Finally, I felt a release. And then, something flew and hit the wall.”
Since the attack, Brooklinn has actually been open about her experience and just recently remembered being terrified about her injuries soon after it occurred.
“I wrote this a few months after I got into the attack, ‘I don’t expect anyone to understand because how could you,'” she started herDec 12 Instagram “I don’t know how to explain the way that I feel when I look in the mirror. It’s as if I’m a stranger, embodied in someone I’ve known before. She’s somewhat familiar, but carries herself differently. I look up at myself and I see someone who has been patched up, to cover a mistake that should never have happened. I see someone who’s exhausted from having to explain herself, to a society that’s infatuated by perfection. She is someone who’s trying to love what she sees but she’s scared of what she is seeing.'”