Tonya Craft, Former Georgia Teacher, Acquitted of Molestation Charges

"Whether it really happened to them or not, in their minds they believe it did. It was just, I can't tell you, it just tore my heart out to just sit there and have to watch these little girls testify," Norwood said. "And to see their private parts put up on a screen for the jury to look at. It was just, you know, it was just -- I hope I never have to see anything like that again."

Craft's lawyers argued that the girls were coached by parents who suddenly had it out for Craft. They argued that the family of one of the girls was upset that Craft wasn't giving the girl better grades in class.

Children on the Stand: Terrible Truth or False Memory?

According to forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael Welner, children are especially susceptible to the power of suggestion when it comes to memories.

"There's been some attention given to the question of false memory," Welner said on "GMA" Tuesday. "Children can take in the suggestion of parents or authority figures and want to please them. Because parents are convinced something happened, they want it to [have] happened.

"I'm not saying this is a false memory. What I'm saying is the jury has a powerful question on them going both ways," he said.

One of their fathers told jurors that he wasn't lying that it happened -- and neither was his daughter.

"And I'll never forget the look on her face or in her eyes -- she stopped everything she did and looked me dead in the eye and said 'I know it did, Daddy,'" said the father.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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