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Jurors were stunned by a videotaped re-enactment of the sinking of Smith's car, shot by a camera mounted inside, from the drowning toddlers' point of view. "The camera had been mounted in the back, situated so that it would be between the two baby seats," Towle says. "The car took 5 minutes 52 seconds to sink. And 2 minutes and 10 or 11 seconds into it, you saw the water. It was agonizingly slow. And then a bubble floats up and you begin to see the water seep in -- it had a greenish brown tinge -- until the entire compartment was filled. The jurors leaned into the television monitor as the water became visible. Some just lowered their heads and shook them back and forth, as if to say 'No, no.'"Susan Smith Page