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Mindy says she had been to the emergency room on two prior occasions because of Billy's abuse. "I was so embarrassed," she says. "I didn't want to go [again]. I didn't want anybody to know. … I thought, 'Oh, my gosh. What are these people going to think of me coming in there again?' Everybody in my whole life, every time I called and told them about the situation, was just like, 'Mindy, why are you involved with this? Why don't you get out of this relationship? Why don't you do something?'"