Summary Of The Story 'Mother' By Andrea Yates

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When we think of the word ‘Mother’, people tend to see a caring individual whom is there to help one learn and grow; Andrea Yates is a woman who firmly belied that she was doing the best for their children, but her name became infamous on June 20, 2001 due to the nature of her crime. On that day, she filled the bathtub with water and drowned each one of her children one after the other. She layed them out on the bed side by side as if they were sleeping when she calmly called the authorities and reported herself. Although she was originally found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison, her sentence was overturned when her case was appealed on insanity. The story truly begins when we discover where her
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