COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Jeanne Assam appeared before the news media for the first time Monday and said she "did not think for a minute to run away" when a gunman entered the New Life Church in Colorado Springs and started shooting.UPDATE: And she's single, too! From ABC News:
There was applause as Assam spoke to reporters and TV cameras saying, "God guided me and protected me."
Dressed in blue jeans and boots, the petite Assam (pronounced AH-som) was greeted with applause at the news conference. When asked about her marital status, Assam said she was single - and then cracked a smile.Got that? Pronounced "AH-som"--the rest of us will settle for just calling her Awesome!
"I am not married yet. I will someday. God's going to find me the perfect man," she said.