Religion: Forgiving Father

In Memphis, Tenn. one night last month, Brenton Root, 32, contract investigator for a wholesale house, went to a hotel dance with some friends and his pretty wife, Daisy, 30. There the Roots, who had been living apart for six weeks, got into a quarrel because Mrs. Root resented her husband's attentions to a cigaret girl named Lucille Underwood. Daisy Root returned to her home, where she lived with her 4-year-old son. An hour later, pistol in hand, she entered Brenton Root's ome, awakened him, said, "Look at me, darling," shot him dead. To...

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