Dec. 19-20, 2007: The Youngs and Hunter leave in the middle of the night using the private plane of Fred Baron, Edwards' campaign finance chairman. They fly to the Westin Hotel in Hollywood, Fla. and then to Baron's Aspen home on Christmas Eve. Hunter changes her name to "Jaya James" because, according to Young, "she thought it sounded like Jesse James. And Jaya -- from what I understand, Jaya stands for freedom in Sanskrit."
Dec. 26, 2007: Edwards leaves Young a voicemail asking him to tell Hunter he called: "Andrew, it's John. It's not quite 9 o'clock. I'm in Nashua, New Hampshire about to get on a plane to go to Iowa ... I've got four CBS reporters on the plane with me so I'm standing out in 18 degree temperatures to call you. And please tell her I said hello and I will call later tonight. Thanks."
December 2007/early January 2008: Elizabeth calls Cheri's cell early in the morning. "She kept pressing and pressing and I said, 'Elizabeth I am hanging up the phone now' ... she said, 'Cheri, if you do that, I'm going to spend every one of my last living days making you pay for this' ... and then she threatened my life, and I hung up the phone, and I, I was just shaking ... at that point, that was in January. She knew ...she knew something," recalls Cheri.
Jan. 18, 2008: Elizabeth leaves a message on Cheri's cell. "We thought you should know this is not Andrew's first woman."
January 2008: Baron moves the Youngs and Hunter to California. Hunter, according to the Youngs, insists on Santa Barbara because that is where her spiritual advisor Bob McGovern lived.
Jan. 3, 2008: The Youngs and Hunter are now back briefly in Baron's home in Aspen. They watch the Iowa results from Baron's home. Edwards finishes 2nd to Barack Obama, just ahead of Hillary Clinton.
Jan. 26, 2008: Edwards places 3rd in South Carolina primary.
Jan. 30, 2008: Edwards "suspends" his campaign in New Orleans less than a month before his daughter with Hunter is born.
Feb. 17, 2008: Sen. Barack Obama visits the Edwardses at their home in Chapel Hill to seek an endorsement.
Feb. 27, 2008: Frances Quinn Hunter is born via c-section to Hunter, who signs into Cottage Hospital as "Jaya James." Edwards, according to Young, refused to call Hunter before the birth and Young had to push him to do so after his daughter was born.
March 19 - March 21, 2008: Edwards visits Los Angles to do "The Tonight Show" (appears March 20), during which he doesn't rule out running for office again. The night before the "Tonight Show" appearance he visits Hunter and the baby at the Beverly Hilton. It was the first time he saw his daughter. Young has photos of this meeting that he claims Hunter uploaded to his computer. That night, Hunter sends Young a number of text messages – including one at 1:39am telling Young that Edwards is holding the baby and 'burping Quinn."
June 6, 2008: Baron, in response to the Youngs' complaints, moved Hunter out to another home in Santa Barbara. This is the last time the Youngs see Hunter.