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07-27-2012 10:08 PM  8 years ago
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Zimmerman Parents' New Website Decries Threats, Says Son Is No Racist
http://gma.yahoo.com/zimmerman-pare...topstories.html

A week after George Zimmerman rolled out a revamped website, his parents have unveiled their own website, detailing in voluminous detail the upheaval and death threats suffered by three generations of the family after their son, 28, shot and killed Trayvon Martin, 17, on Feb. 26.
The younger Zimmerman's website, therealgeorgezimmerman.com, is an open appeal for donations to help pay for his legal fees, security and living expenses, and a forum to try to offer an unfiltered account of who George Zimmerman is.
The parents' site, called robertandgladys.com aims to counter the way their son has been "savagely portrayed in the media," and has a tab asking for contributions to their "greatly increased living expenses."
What follows is a painstaking detailed history of the family -- from Robert and Gladys Zimmerman's courtship in the late 1970s to the frenzied days after the shooting.
In his missive, Robert Zimmerman describes a barrage of threatening calls, the media "beating down our door" and death threats.
The worst came, he writes, after Rosanne Barr published the family's address and phone numbers.
"Almost immediately, threatening phone calls and letters were received," he writes. "However, one in particular was alarming because it threatened to kill anyone with George's DNA -- it was not mailed, but was left at our front door."
The family fled, taking only key medicine and a few articles of clothing each, Robert Zimmerman writes, describing their unhappy, itinerant lifestyle.
"It's been a challenge getting hotel rooms when we cannot provide our correct names, use credit cards or produce any valid identification," he writes. "Today, that is very much what our existence is. ... There have been other severe hardships. However, for security reasons, these cannot be mentioned at this time.
The family roamed from hotel to hotel, George Zimmerman's sister had to quit her government job and, writes Robert Zimmerman, he and his mother-in-law had to end their physical therapy.
For a family that has zealously kept the barest information from the public, the 3,000-word missive veers into the confessional, with Robert Zimmerman explaining that he suffered chest pains weeks before the shooting, and lovingly noting that his son, George Zimmerman, despite his studies and his work, slept faithfully by his father's side.
On multiple occasions, the letter points out that George Zimmerman is not a racist.
Robert Zimmerman writes that his son grew up with black children in his house -- and George Zimmerman's grandmother babysat for them.
It also mentions that George Zimmerman insisted on mentoring two young black children.
"When George's mother ask why he had to travel to such a dangerous area to mentor children, George's reply was 'Mom, I really love these kids and if I don't go, they won't have anyone,'" Robert Zimmerman writes. "To this day, George is very saddened that he will most likely never see these children again."

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Now you can go to his parent's website and donate more money to them. Glad they are not taking advantage of a bad situation.
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07-27-2012 10:12 PM  8 years ago
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Now you can go to his parent's website and donate more money to them. Glad they are not taking advantage of a bad situation.
Already have.

Liberty once lost, is lost forever.
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07-28-2012 02:25 AM  8 years ago
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Me to.Thanks for posting the link.

Self defense is priceless.Trayvon was lucky Zim wasnt a real crazy.Zim could have just put a cap in Trayvons a$$ and gotten away with it if he would have just shot him before trayvon decked him and left the scene.

That might be what happens to others after seeing how zim has been treated after his case of self defense.
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07-28-2012 02:27 AM  8 years ago
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Me to.Thanks for posting the link.

Self defense is priceless.Trayvon was lucky Zim wasnt a real crazy.Zim could have just put a cap in Trayvons a$$ and gotten away with it if he would have just shot him before trayvon decked him and left the scene.

That might be what happens to others after seeing how zim has been treated after his case of self defense.
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07-28-2012 04:00 AM  8 years ago
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I wish that I were a lawyer! I would make it my life's mission to sue Roseanne of every penny she ever made in behalf of the Zimmermans.Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about!
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07-28-2012 12:44 PM  8 years ago
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+1 Zimmerman here.
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07-29-2012 12:06 AM  8 years ago
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Another +1 for Zimmerman!! I retired July 20, 2012 and I will only be working part time in the future. But, I will go to court to see some of this when it starts if it is possible to get a seat! I know it will be a circus!
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07-29-2012 02:10 PM  8 years ago
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The worst came, he writes, after Rosanne Barr published the family's address and phone numbers.
Someone should do her the same favor!
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