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the most powerful members of a society

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There are amusement parks and basketball games at local parks, but what the kids miss is grandma's gumbo and church on Sunday, mom Monique Gentry said.
As to the conspiracy charge, the ruling said that the Gentrys would cause Lindsay to be hungry by taking away her food before she could consume it simply because she was a slow eater.
Calling it a case of prolonged abuse of a helpless victim, Fisher in July sentenced Michael Gentry to six years in prison and his wife, Kathleen, to four years after their conviction of involuntary manslaughter, felony child abuse and conspiracy to commit child abuse.
Tried again, the Gentrys were each found guilty on three counts - conspiracy to commit child abuse or endangerment, involuntary manslaughter and child abuse, neglect or endangerment.
It's frightening that you can love and worship your child for 15 years, and she dies from multiple illnesses, and you get charged with murder and ultimately manslaughter,'' said Spalding, who worked with the Gentrys when they wanted to sue a hospital for causing Lindsay's death.
Prosecutors countered that Michael and Kathleen Gentry not only starved their daughter but prevented others from intervening to help her.
Michael and Kathleen Gentry, whose first trial on murder charges ended with a hung jury in May, are being retried on the less severe charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of their daughter, Lindsay, in February 1996.
Michael Gentry was released from Men's Central Jail and Kathleen from Twin Towers Correctional Facility shortly before 8 a.
The Gentrys rejected an offer Friday to avoid retrial by pleading guilty to either child abuse or involuntary manslaughter under a plea bargain offered by prosecutors.
Prosecutors said Wednesday they need more time to decide whether to retry Michael and Kathleen Gentry on criminal charges stemming from the death of the couple's severely disabled daughter.
Michael and Kathleen Gentry are expected to face a second trial for the death of their severely handicapped daughter, Lindsay, a defense attorney said Tuesday.
The Gentrys have been in jail since their arrest at their Lake Los Angeles home July 23, 1998.
The Gentrys are each charged with murder, child abuse and conspiracy to commit child abuse.
The Gentrys are accused of murder, child abuse and conspiracy in the February 1996 death of their 15-year-old daughter Lindsay.
Jailed since their arrest in July 1998 at their Lake Los Angeles home, the Gentrys are charged with murder, child abuse with special circumstances and conspiracy.