'I Was Not Going to Let This Destroy Me'

In a Canton, Ohio, courtroom Feb. 28, Bobby Cutts Jr., a former police officer, listened to statements of grief and anger from the family of 26-year-old Jesse Davis, the woman he had been convicted of murdering. Then, in what became an extraordinary moment that some other family members had advised against, Davis' mother, Patty Porter, stood to make her statement -- a statement she had planned as an act of forgiveness. "The person before me had told me not to look at him," Porter said....Full Story
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