Woman hurt in 2004 'turkey toss' incident pens book

Six years after a Ronkonkoma woman nearly died when a group of teens tossed a turkey at her car, she has co-written a book about

RONKONKOMA - Six years after a Ronkonkoma woman nearly died when a group of teens tossed a turkey at her car, she has co-written a book about her experience called "No Room for Vengeance."In 2004, Victoria Ruvolo was driving near her home when a group of teenagers threw a frozen turkey out of a car. It smashed through Ruvolo's windshield and shattered her face, nearly killing her.Ruvolo was in surgery for 10 hours and spent eight months in rehabilitation, but she says there isn't a drop of hatred in her heart. When the teen who tossed the turkey appeared in court a year later, Ruvolo insisted that he receive the lightest possible jail term, but asked that he participate in community service with her. The two bonded and spoke for several years to troubled teens. Ruvolo and her co-author, Dr. Bob Goldman, of the Suffolk County Probation Department, are signing autographed copies of their book tonight at the Dix Hills Jewish Center.'No Room For Vengeance'

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