In "A Pathway to Survival" Kari Martinez tells a story of rape. Kari shares with us the gruesome details of the rape. Sharing with us how the Character Sandy Deals with the aftermath that was to follow. How this one event changed her life forever. From the Guilt, shame, and feelings of failure to the resentment of a child she never wanted. Taking the blame for the rape and dealing with the overwhelming feelings that the child was punishment for what happen. How a duty to care for her child gave her the strength to find a way to survive.