Ahmaud Arbery's mother hopes guilty verdict will send message of accountability
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In an exclusive one-on-one interview with Fox News, Cooper-Jones is relieved to finally have justice for Arbery's death after he was shot and killed nearly 2 years ago on Feb. 23, 2020. "I made it this far through prayer," she says.
EXCLUSIVE: It's the second Thanksgiving she's spent without her son, but Wanda Cooper-Jones says she is still thankful. She says her son, 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery, is "smiling, looking down he continues to rest in peace." Cooper-Jones made a trip on Thanksgiving Day to a mural that honors Arbery's life in Brunswick, Georgia. She says family members were visiting from out of town and they wanted to see the colorful mural that sits on the side of a building that will soon open as the new African-American Cultural Center in the city. Cooper-Jones says her son's legacy is already bringing change to the world…