Letourneau Writes the Book of Love

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"Forbidden Love," the first-person account of the relationship between schoolteacher Mary Letourneau, now 36, and her "victim," Vili Fualaau, now 15, hit the bookstores in Paris last week. The book portrays a couple who, while fond of each other, had very different views on several issues, including the source of their attraction (She: "He is... a poet capable of lyricism, an artist full of spirit and talent"; He: "I was 12 years old and I had never f___ed anyone... I wanted to... see what it was like"); whom their relationship might affect (She: "They never told me, never, that I could never see my children again... I would have crossed the border with them"; He: "My mother was going to ... kick my ass"); and having a second child (She: "I wanted to have other children with Vili"; He: "I didnít really feel ready for another baby... She should have told me. I wouldnít have looked like such a fool"). Letourneau is serving a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence, and last week gave birth to their second child, a girl.