Thelma Soares, Lori Hacking's mom

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The nation watched in horror as the bizarre tale of Lori Hacking's death—allegedly at the hands of her husband Mark—filled the news. In an Oprah Show exclusive, Lori's mother poignantly remembers her . Now, after a grueling two-month search, Lori's remains are found in a Salt Lake City landfill and her family is finally able to give her a proper burial. Her mother, Thelma Soares, tells Oprah what it means to have Lori put to rest.

"I'm beginning to feel that sense of peace," says Thelma. "It's a wonderful thing to be able to see [Lori] laid to rest in a beautiful, peaceful place…. This country has helped us to bear our burden, and for that I am thankful." To join the community and commemorate Lori's life, go to