Like many working couples with young children, the Lawson family had their struggles. In August of 2013, some of those struggles and mounting frustrations came to a head. It was nearly midnight and Brandon and Ladessa had found themselves shouting at one another from across the kitchen.
Brandon rushed out of the house to get some air and cool off. He drove away and called his father to ask if he could come over for a bit. Even though it was pretty late, his father agreed. Meanwhile, Ladessa stayed at home with the kids, stewing over her husband’s sudden angry departure…