So I told her that her daddy wasn’t allowed to come to our house and that we were going to keep her safe.”
“And what did she say then, Mr. Bolton?” Jill asked.
Doug was feeling tightness in his throat and tears welling up in his eyes. Being a father, he knew what this next statement would mean in the court system and what it would do to the case that Charles was fighting. He felt bad for Charles as a father, but Doug had to say what was said. He choked through the words that his granddaughter had said to him. “She smiled slightly and looked down at the ground and said, ‘Daddy can’t hurt me anymore,’ and she crawled up on the couch and cuddled with me to finish watching our movie.”
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