The day they sentenced him to life in prison my heart broke. But the moment had been long in the making.
Over the years I have been asked on several occasions to go to court by a young man. Most of the time he hopes that I will influence the outcome. A time or two this has been the case, however most of the time the sequence of events leading to this moment have already been set into motion. The outcome is a foregone conclusion.One does not arrive in court by accident. It began many, many years ago and it began with willful disobedience.