Betty has been in prison for most of her son's life, and Rhett says he feels strongly that she should be released. "She's a nice lady. Everyone here would like her…if they spoke with her on any topic other than my dad. Keeping her in prison isn't really helping her. She's not a danger to society—the only two people she was a danger to are dead."
Rhett has embraced the reality of his past while not letting his parents' story define him. "It's how you deal with it," he says. "[It's] your integrity as an individual that really makes you who you are."