In August 2014, two days before what would have been his seventh birthday, Zack and Spring’s son, Mason, was murdered by Zack’s mother, Martha, in the family’s home. Martha had been babysitting Mason and his older brother, Aden, while the couple was at work.

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“The whole world stopped,” says Zack, recalling Aden’s phone call to him and description of the violence that was unfolding at home.

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“By the time we got to the hospital, I remember this lady coming in, telling me that Mason was dead,” says Spring.

The couple claims that Zack’s mother had also intended to kill Aden. How do they say he was able to escape injury?

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