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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Don West
Although George Zimmerman has finally been found not guilty, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid warned, "this isn't over with." Before the next drama unfolds, let's take a moment to reflect on this ordeal.
A teenage girl who was called to testify in the prosecution of George Zimmerman for second-degree murder was caught in a curious predicament Thursday after it became evident she couldn't read from the very letter she claimed to have written to the mother of her friend Trayvon Martin.
Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was released from jail Friday for a second time while he awaits his second-degree murder trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.
"This case went from tragedy to travesty," he explained to reporters after the verdict, refusing to assume the meekly magnanimous tone one might otherwise expect.
"Judge, I'm not physically able to keep up this pace much longer," one defense attorney, Don West said to the judge's retreating back.