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Why my ‘monster’ son murdered and molested my daughter

Charity Lee was visiting her teen son in jail when he blurted out the unthinkable: He brutally murdered his 4-year-old sister. “You’re right. I did kill her,” a pleased Paris Bennett, then 13, proudly declared to his horrified mom in March 2007. The bone-chilling encounter, and over a dozen more intimate conversations between the two while Bennett was behind bars, are all detailed in Lee’s memoir, “How Now, Butterfly?: A Memoir of Murder, Survival & Transformation” (WildBlue Press), which she co-wrote with the help of writer Brian Whitney, out Tuesday. Lee co-wrote the book with the help of writer Brian Whitney.AmazonThe book, which chronicles the Texas mother’s pain, grief and eventual forgiveness through a series of j ...