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Katherine Wojtecki, CNN Producer
FLDS member # 2 Moreen Jessop takes the stand:
-married. Husband is 27
-children ages 4, 2 and ½, and 11 months
-how many people live on your dwelling? I don’t know
-Do you share any other living space with any other families? No.
-when did your parents tell you when you should get married? When I felt capable of taking care of responsibilities. I wasn’t married until I was 18.
-Yes sometimes I felt immature at 18.
-did you go to college? Yes
-what kind of training did you receive? EMT training
-in addition I also had a computer programming course and then decided to stay home and take care of my baby
-were you given that choice to go to school? Yes.
-did you feel like as a female you had that choice? Yes
-husband did not want me to take the training but did anyway.
-actually worked as an EMT in ambulances
-I have a wonderful life in Eldorado
-have you ever seen any kind of family violence? No
-Are you still with your 3 children? Yes, at Coliseum
-have you taken your children for medical exams? Yes
-do you have a birth certificate and SS card for your 4 year old? Yes
-have been in Eldorado since beginning of 2005
-if court chooses to leave children in your position and lets you leave coliseum would you take parenting classes? Yes
-are you asking the court to allow you to leave coliseum with your children? Yes
-who owns your home? I don’t know
-if you are ordered to leave YFZ ranch, you would have to do that? Yes
-because you don’t own the property and it's not your decision right? Yes
-does it concern you that 15 year olds are getting married? Yes
-I do not know if that is taking placed at YFZ ranch
-yes I have seen a pregnant woman
-do you know what a teenager would look like? I can guess an age.
-have you seen teenagers that were obviously pregnant? Yes I have seen teenagers that were pregnant
-children do not have birth certificates.
-you very much want your children to come back to you right? Right
-would it be fair to say that you would tell the judge what you wanted to hear to get your children back? I would tell the judge what I feel.
-I know of no other women that are my husband's wife.
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