342: How to Rest in Peace

342: How to Rest in Peace

Nov 2, 2007
There are umpteen TV shows about solving murders, endless whodunits in bookstores. But what happens to the people left behind after the detectives close the case? Three stories about children trying to figure out how to live normally after their parents have died.
  • Jason Minter lived through the worst trauma you could imagine: He was at a friend's house, a gun pressed to his head, while his mother and another woman were raped and shot to death in the next room by robbers. He was six. And even though he saw a series of therapists as he grew up, he's never been able to feel anything about what happened. He's never even cried about it. So almost 30 years after the crime, Jason decides to make a documentary, to revisit every aspect of his mother's murder, in hopes that he'll connect to what happened, and to her, in some way. (30 minutes) Film/Film MakingMurder
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    • "It's All Right to Cry", Moufette

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Rachel Howard and her dad, Stan Howard, who was murdered in his house in 1986. His killer was never found.

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