Another Mother Loses a Son to Crime, His Crime

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When the Assistant State Attorney called to inform me that the man who held a gun to my head had taken a plea deal for 17 years in prison, I cried for the first time in over a year and a half since the carjacking. Her voice quivered with excitement. She was happy because she knew I would be relieved to not have to testify in a courtroom with the gunman sitting in front of me. Prosecutors also have a strong…