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Sep 4, 2012 4:26 PM

Slain Woman's Mother Reveals Her Daughter's Writings

In 2009, Amanda Ross was killed by her one-time fiancee, former state lawmaker Steve Nunn. Now, Amanda's mother is opening up her daughter's personal journals and giving LEX 18 a first look at the intimate entries never seen by the public until now.

Since her daughter's tragic murder, Diana Ross has done a lot publicly, like working with the courts on domestic violence laws. Now, she's sharing something very private writings, it hopes they can do good, too.

By now, it's well known Amanda Ross and Steve Nunn, son of a former Kentucky governor, had a very rocky relationship. Amanda fought for, and got, a protective order against Nunn

What you may not know is, as it turns out, since a kid, Amanda was a talented writer. Diana Ross shared some of Amanda's poetry with LEX 18 Tuesday. She hopes it will inspire others, especially those in troubled relationships. "I feel like it's a way for her to help be an advocate and to use her writing skills at the same time."

In 2011, Nunn avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty to killing Amanda Ross.

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