GMA: Amanda Knox & Family Speak & “Waiting to Be Heard” Memoir Review


Amanda Knox: Telling Her Side Of the Story

Amanda Knox was charged and convicted in 2007 for the murder of her roommate, Meredith Kercher, while she was living in Perugia, Italy. She has written a book about her trial and prison, Waiting to Be Heard: a Memoir

GMA: Amanda Knox & Family Speak & "Waiting to Be Heard" Memoir Review

Amanda Knox and her family talked about her time in Italian prison and being convicted of the murder of Meredith Kercher. Waiting to Be Heard is now out.



Amanda Knox’s Family Stood By Her In Prison

Her family stuck by Amanda’s side through it all. She said that’s how family works. She learned while she was in prison that not everyone knows that love. Amanda said that some prisoners wrote notes to each other to feel better. She was lucky enough to have her family with her there most of the time.

Just hours after Amanda Knox was convicted her father and sister gave an emotional interview. They said that their mission was to put on a brave face until Amanda was home and safe.


How Did Amanda Knox Have Courage In Prison?

Amanda and her mother had never seen the interview, but they remember that night. Amanda said the prison was trying to force feed her anti-depressants and she just wanted to be left alone. The next day, she saw her family. Her youngest sister, Delaney, looked her straight in the eye and said that it was going to be okay. She was blown away by the little girl’s confidence and courage.

Amanda Knox: Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms After Prison

Amanda Knox said she still suffers from panic attacks. Movies with Italian dialect trigger her attacks. She recently watched a movie and a person said, in Italian, “Come to the window.” It was a phrase that the prisoners used when they wanted you to come to the bars. Amanda said she couldn’t breathe when she heard it. Anything could affect her breathing or put her in sweats.

Curt Knox Defends Daughter Amanda Knox

If you Google “Amanda Knox” you get 7.1 million hits. Most of these are horrible links and anti-Amanda blogs. Curt Knox said that these people don’t know the whole story. Amanda said that people don’t know her and it hurts that they assume things about her.


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