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Bonnie Emily Brown Heady covered her mouth with her hand to stifle a giggle as the bailiff, at court's opening, intoned: "God save the United States and this Honorable Court." She peered around the courtroom at the twelve men in the jury box, at old (79) Judge Albert L. Reeves rocking in his chair, at the spectators and the lawyers, and finally, with tender affection, at Carl Austin Hall. Plump Bonnie Heady smiled. Hall slumped down, his eyes turned toward the floor.

Mrs. Heady and Hall had already pleaded guilty to kidnaping six-year-old Bobby...

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