Burr sypathizes with the family, but believes stories like this are isolated and don't represent the Peace Corps as a whole.

"It made all the difference in my life," said Burr. "It was perhaps the singular most important thing that I ever did, and led me on a path that has led me into the ministry as a matter of fact to because a pastor of a church."

Over the last decade, more than 1,000 women volunteers have been raped or sexually assaulted while serving in the Peace Corps.