‘Don’t cry, don’t cry,’ is what this grandmother thought while protecting her grandchild during a violent attack

Juli Flowers, Kym Larsen's mother, describes the moment she decided to find the strength to drag herself into the room where her grandson waited to have his diaper changed — despite her right knee being slashed open — to protect her daughter's baby.
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Juli Flowers, Kym Larsen's mother, describes the moment she decided to find the strength to drag herself into the room where her grandson waited to have his diaper changed — despite her right knee being slashed open — to protect her daughter's baby.

Watchdog reporter Audrey Dutton joined the Statesman in 2011. Before that, she covered municipal finance policy in Washington, D.C., during the financial crisis. That gave her a fondness for stories about money and powerful institutions. Audrey grew up in Twin Falls.

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