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David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants - Part Three: Chapters 8 - 9 Summary & Analysis

Malcolm Gladwell
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Eighteen-year-old Kimber Reynolds was killed by two meth addicts who were attempting to rob her. She was shot in the head with a .357 magnum and died the next day. Mike Reynolds had a very close relationship with his daughter. Ray Appleton, the host of a local talk radio show, recalled how the town went berserk after her murder. He called Mike and invited him to come on the show. It was a difficult two hours for Mike. Near the end of the show the two men began discussing the crime and California’s justice system. Calls started pouring in from across the state.

Mike organized a meeting in his home of people who wanted to make a difference. He had judges, lawyers, sheriffs and people from schools and government. It was the consensus that the state’s penalties for convicted criminals...

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