Arlene Holmes also believes her son enjoyed the work with the orphans
Arlene Holmes says her son and his roommate hosted wildfire evacuees during college
Arlene Holmes says her son was 'incredibly good at budgeting and incredible frugal"
Defense guides conversation to the time after the shooting
Arlene Holmes says she's visited her son 3 times
Would you like to be able to visit more? Yes
"Part of it is that he is, needs to be protected. We can't just go to the visitor room like any other inmate-family arrangement. He needs security. i guess that's obvious for the courtroom. And its inconvenient for law enforcement to make these arrangements."
Arlene Holmes says she's flown to Denver at least 12 times
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"To be in the same room with him, but also to follow his case and see whats going to happen"
Arlene Holmes writes on nearly a weekly basis
In her letters, she talks about her son's life. "To show Jim that what..." Objection, asks to approach