"I love you," the woman yelled out in the courtroom.

"I love you too," the man yells back fighting to say his last goodbyes as the court officers push him out the door.

The judge rolls his eyes as if he's seen this before. The lawyer promises the woman that there's hope. They have evidence a witness lied and plan to force a new trial. Still, she doesn't know if he'll be home in time. She's six months pregnant. She's hid it well so far, and not many know. But she worries that he'll be gone long after their baby is born.

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