Paths to The Waco Inferno THE SINGLE MOTHER

RUTH MOSHER WILL ALWAYS WONDER WHAT LED HER DAUGHTER SHERRI Jewell to David Koresh. The pictures scattered around the house are of Sherri: winning a medal in a marathon; accepting her high school diploma; hugging her mother, whom she considered her best friend. "I thought her childhood was pretty happy," says Mosher, "but maybe it wasn't." Sherri, born 43 years ago in Honolulu, the only child of a salesman and a schoolteacher, was uprooted when her parents separated and her mother moved with her to California. But "I gave her everything -- all the ballet, music, gymnastics, swimming classes -- so...

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