I'm loving the new NPR podcast "Rough Translation." The "American Surrogate" episode had me in tears. Anyone else want to chat about it on FanFare?
Melinda Dawson found out on the same day in 1998 that her adoptive mother had been killed and that her husband Clarence was being charged with the murder. Clarence was convicted in 1999 and given two life sentences. Left alone with her two sons, no money, and no experience, Melinda set out to try and prove that he was innocent. She started with a suspect list. [more inside]