Lauren Giddings Murder

September 18, 2011

A mother’s grief: 'In the darkest hours ... God draws near'

A handcrafted wooden cross now rests on the mantel in the house where Lauren Giddings grew up. The cross, small enough to grip, is a “clinging” cross. It is made to clutch, to squeeze for comfort, for ballast in turbulent times -- times that have barely begun to set in for Lauren’s mother, Karen.

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