Margaret had a choice- tell the police that she saw Dave grab the drill in a rage and bash in his friend’s head, or save her only son from a life in prison.
Dave had pleaded with his mother to protect him, that he hadn’t meant it and when she hesitated, accused her of never really loving him in the first place.
Margaret was torn between losing her son forever and doing what was right.
She sobbed and prayed for guidance. She tried to convince herself that he didn’t really belong in jail, that he was actually a good person who’d just lost his bearings in that split-second.
Then she saw the victim’s family on TV, the mother weeping for her youngest son and with a heart crushing feeling knew that she had no choice but to stand on the side of justice.
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