Category Archives: People Matter

Hana Alemu graveside memorial, Oct 29, 2013

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On Tuesday October 29th, K and I went to to the sentencing of Hana Alemu’s adoptive parents Larry and Carri Williams. I will have a post soon on the sentencing. After the sentencing,  there was a memorial at Hana’s grave in … Continue reading

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Justice for Hana, Immanuel — Carri and Larry Williams found guilty

The  Verdict A jury in the Skagit Valley Courthouse yesterday found Carri and Larry Williams guilty of manslaughter in the first degree (of their adopted daughter Hana) and assault of a child in the first degree (of their adopted son … Continue reading

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Sorrow, Tears & Questions: The trial of Hana Williams’ adoptive parents

It’s been over 15 months since my last post, Rest in Peace, Hana Williams, written on the 1st anniversary of the death of Hana. I’m resuming my blogging now with a post after my visit last week to the Skagit County … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, Hana Williams

I want to take a few minutes to remember Hana today. On May 12th, 2011 — one year ago — 13-year-old Hana Grace-Rose Williams was found dead in her yard, with the coroner concluding she died of hypothermia in the … Continue reading

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Adoptive parents Carri and Larry Williams charged with Hana Williams’ death

Carri and Larry Williams were arrested his afternoon on charges of homicide by abuse in connection with the death of their adoptive daughter, 13-year-old Hana Grace-Rose Williams. They were also charged with assault of a child in the first degree in connection … Continue reading

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KUOW Story on Hana Williams

KUOW’s Amy Ridal has a well-researched story on Hana Williams, which was aired on Monday Sep 12th. You can hear the story and/or read the transcript at Questions Surround Death Of Hana Williams . There’s an update on Hana’s brother Immanuel and … Continue reading

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Hana Williams blog posts: Interesting comments I got

Someone has created a Remembrance Page for Hana Williams on Facebook. I posted pointers to my blog items on Hana on that page, and over the last few days (and especially on the 7th)  people have added several comments. Take a … Continue reading

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Love & Lashings: Part 2: On child abuse and “child-collectors”

After my first post in this blog about 13-year old Ethiopian adoptee Hana Grace-Rose Williams, found dead in her backyard of her Sedro-Woolley home in May this year, K & I have been reading up on related issues. Part 1 of this … Continue reading

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Love & Lashings: Part 1 — “Training up” children

My last post in this blog was about 13-year old Ethiopian adoptee Hana Grace-Rose Williams, found dead in her backyard of her Sedro-Woolley home in May this year. In the last week-plus, after we got to know about Hana, K … Continue reading

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Why and how did 13-yr old Ethiopian adoptee Hana Williams die? A vigil and questions

This evening K and I went with our friends to a candlelight vigil and remembrance for 13-year-old Hana Grace-Rose Williams. Hana, born in Ethiopia, was adopted into a Sedro-Woolley home in Aug. 2008, along with her younger brother. She was found … Continue reading

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