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10 EpisodesProduced by The Charlotte Observer | McClatchy StudiosWebsite

The "miracle" began Nov. 16, 1999, when Cherica Adams was shot four times in Charlotte, N.C. A hitman tried to murder Adams, the girlfriend of NFL star Rae Carruth, and their unborn son, Chancellor Lee. But the hitman failed. Now, a year-long investigation exposes stunning new details of the crime t… read more


Chapter 3: Life and Death

Emergency crews race Cherica Adams to Carolinas Medical Center, where her son, Chancellor Lee, is born via emergency C-section, 10 weeks premature and weighing less than 4 pounds. As both fight for life, police investigators describe to us piecing together the events of that night, with Cherica’s handwritten notes from her hospital bed pointing the way toward Rae Carruth. Presented in partnership with NO MORE, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Safe Alliance, and the Children’s Defense Fu

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