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Redemption by Stacey Lannert and Kristen Kemp

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Redemption: A Story of Sisterhood, Survival, and Finding Freedom Behind Bars

At the age of 18, Stacey Lannert shot her father twice while he slept. He had sexually abused her from the age of 8, but the final straw came when he also began raping her younger sister. Lannert confessed and was found guilty of first-degree murder. The judge later said the mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole was severe for someone her age and somewhat surprising considering the sexual abuse by her father. At age 36, she was given a shot at redemption …

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