Cheri Marchionda appeared on CBS This Morning today, February 25, 2019.

Marchionda told “CBS This Morning: Saturday” co-host Dana Jacobson she used to average a trip a week for work, taking the same precautions many do on the road, like using the safety bolt in her hotel room.

Cheri Marchionda’s life forever changed on April 10, 2014, when – traveling alone for work – she was sexually assaulted when a man got access to her room at an Iowa Embassy Suites hotel. The assailant obtained a key to her room from the front desk without having to verify his identity and entered her room in the middle of the night.

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This article first appeared on February 25, 2019 7:34am.