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This site brought me to tears … I’ve changed my mind.

October 1st, 2007 · Comments Off

I ran across this website when I was doing a paper on the Anfinson case not too long ago for one of my criminal justice classes in college. Our assignment was to do a research paper on a case that we felt was an injustice to the defendant or victim, and having seen a documentary on this case I decided to choose it for my topic.

I found this website and it really made me feel for Heidi and her family. My professor was impressed with the arguments I made on why I felt Heidi got a harsher sentence than she deserved, and reading this site really brought me to tears. I hope Heidi and her family are holding up as well as they can after everything that’s happened to them in the past decade.

As someone who once thought no one could leave their baby alone in a bathtub and not call 911 finding them under the water, I’ve completely changed my mind on the matter after doing this research. Heidi and her family are in my prayers and I do hope one day that she can be a free woman once again. Read the entire paper …

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Letter to the Editor

September 18th, 2002 · Comments Off

A sister defends Heidi.

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Dr. Stephens questions the verdict

May 5th, 2000 · Comments Off

An expert witness wonders about science, laws and vengence.

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From Jacob’s Father

April 30th, 2000 · Comments Off

Written shortly after his wife was sentenced to 50 years.

We have had much time to think about the day Jacob died. We have been through two trials. Hell would be a step up from what we have been living with since the day Jacob died.

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Family Reaction to Conviction

March 5th, 2000 · Comments Off

An op-ed piece written one month after Heidi’s conviction, by her brother-in-law. Originally published in the Des Moines Regsiter.

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Close Friend

February 28th, 2000 · Comments Off

The Heidi I know wanted baby Jacob. She adored her son. I saw this with my own eyes. There was no justice served, only more tears and heartache.

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