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Felicity Huffman issued an extended assertion of apology on Friday after receiving a two-week jail sentence for paying to illegally increase her daughter’s SAT rating.
Within the assertion, Huffman, along with saying she accepts the court docket’s determination, acknowledges and apologizes to different mother and father combating to get their kids into faculty. Together with the jail sentence, Huffman may also need to pay a $30,000 nice and serve 250 hours of neighborhood service and a yr of probation.
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Learn her full assertion under.
I settle for the court docket’s determination right this moment with out reservation. I’ve all the time been ready to just accept no matter punishment Choose Talwani imposed. I broke the legislation. I’ve admitted that and I pleaded responsible to this crime. There aren’t any excuses or justifications for my actions. Interval.
I wish to apologize once more to my daughter, my husband, my household and the academic neighborhood for my actions. And I particularly need to apologize to the scholars who work exhausting daily to get into faculty, and to their mother and father who make super sacrifices supporting their kids.
I’ve discovered so much during the last six months about my flaws as an individual. My purpose now could be to serve the sentence that the court docket has given me. I sit up for doing my neighborhood service hours and making a optimistic affect on my neighborhood. I additionally plan to proceed making contributions wherever I can nicely after these service hours are accomplished.
I can promise you that within the months and years to come back that I’ll try to reside a extra sincere life, function a greater position mannequin for my daughters and household and proceed to contribute my time and energies wherever I’m wanted.
My hope now could be that my household, my associates and my neighborhood will forgive me for my actions.
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