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“One of only three books written by a family member of a Black man slain by a White police officer, this title follows [Botham Jean’s] sister’s struggle to get her faith back and find justice for her brother. On September 6, 2018, White Dallas police officer Amber Guyger opened the door of Apartment 1478. Inside, Botham Jean lay on his couch, having hung up from the daily call with his sister, Allisa. She’d encouraged her brother to stay home for the night’s opening Dallas Cowboys game as sports bars would be too dangerous. Guyger instantly assumed the large black man watching the game was a burglar in her home. She shot him, then failed to render aid as he succumbed to the wound she’d inflicted. Officer Guyger forever altered the lives of the hundreds who knew and loved this kind-hearted young man who lead worship at his church and worked diligently at Price Waterhouse Cooper. This is Allisa’s story of what happened to her brother, and how she fought through the aftermath to find life After Botham.”

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