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									Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

SC           B-Roll         B-TC          A-ROLL                A-TC            AUDIO
001          Sandra         08-00:06:42                                         MUSIC UP AND
             walking up                                                         UNDER
             steps from                                                         NARRATOR:
             lake
                                                                                Sandra Grantham
                                                                                lives in a fine home
                                                                                on a beautiful lake,
                                                                                but she now spends
             DISSOLVE                                                           most of her time
             TO                                                                 here just missing
             File0036.jpg                                                       her husband.

002                                       SB SANDRA             06-00:16:26--   How can he be here
                                                                06-00:16:39     and so alive one
                                          Dissolve to Sandra                    minute, and walk out
                                          ON CAM                                the door and call me
                                                                                from the airport and
                                                                                tell me, “I love you,
                                                                                I‟ll be back
                                                                                tomorrow.” And then
                                                                                just be gone?

003                                       Full Motion CG: In                    MUSIC UP FULL
                                          the Matter
                                          Regarding Estate of
                                          Thomas Grantham
004                                                                             MUSIC FADE OUT

005                                                                             NARRATOR:

             File0185.jpg                                                       The marriage of
                                                                                Rob and Sandra
             File0157.jpg                                                       Grantham
                                                                                -- the bag salesman
                                                                                and the flight
             File0186.jpg                                                       attendant --
                                                                                 had produced two
             File0110.jpg                                                       beautiful daughters
                                                                                and a life style that
             File0038.jpg                                                       most people would
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                                                            envy…before Rob
             File0127.jpg                                                   left his beloved lake
             (zoom in to                                                    on a business trip
             Rob‟s face)                                                    one night…
                                                                            traveling by air as
             File0035.jpg                                                   he’d done many
                                                                            times before, but
             File0001.jpg                                                   this time without his
                                                                            family and with an
                                                                            inexperienced pilot .
                                                                            The subsequent
                                                                            crash not only killed
                                                                            Rob, but it shattered
                                                                            a fun-filled universe
                                                                            that had taken the
                                                                            Granthams a
                                                                            quarter of a century
                                                                            to build.

006                                      DISSOLVE TO SB     05-00:03:07--   3:07 We actually
                                         Sandra Grantham-   05-00:03:18     went out five times
                                         Plaintiff                          and eloped. It was
                                                                            just that fast. He
             File0156.jpg                                   05-00:03:40--   proposed to me on a
                                         SANDRA SB          05-00:03:42     Tuesday (edit)
                                                                            and we got married
                                                                            on Friday.

007                                      DISSOLVE TO SB     01-00:00;28--   :34 We‟ve been
                                         Geri Dunnaway-     01-00:00:47     friends with the
                                         Neighbor                           Granthams since they
                                                                            first moved in next
                                                                            door. And I want to
                                                                            say they was
             File0176.jpg                                                   probably around
                                                                            1980. Rob and
                                                                            Sandra moved in
                                                                            when they were a
                                                                            young couple and
                                                                            they didn‟t have any
                                                                            kids. So we‟ve seen
                                                                            their family evolve.
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

008                                      CUT TO SB        01-00:38:52--   We spent a lot of
                                         Jim Dunnaway -   01-00:39:06     time together doing a
                                         Neighbor                         lot of different things,
                                                                          partying, working,
             File0071.jpg                                                 just goofing off,
                                                                          water skiing,
                                                                          anything and
                                                                          everything, (??) was a
                                                                          place to have fun, I
                                                                          think that‟s what the
                                                                          lake was designed
                                                                          for.


009                                      DISSOLVE TO      08-00:04:02--   And we‟d spend
                                         SHOW AND TELL    08-00:04:36     hours and hours
                                         SB SANDRA                        down here, all
                                                                          summer long. This is
                                                                          where we hung out,
                                                                          on the boats. The
                                                                          pontoon boat we used
                                                                          to take to lake
                                                                          church, which Rob
                                                                          loved lake church,
                                                                          because we throw in
                                                                          our suits and get on
                                                                          the pontoon boat and
                                                                          cruise over to the
                                                                          marina and listen to
                                                                          the Methodists
                                                                          sermons. That was
                                                                          really nice, take the
                                                                          dog with us, take
                                                                          coffee, it was really a
                                                                          lot of fun.

010                                                                       NARRATOR;
             Stay on                                                      “A lot of fun” is one
             Sandra                                                       thing Sandra Holler
                                                                          no longer has.
                                                                          Because of that
                                                                          plane crash. And
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

             File0066.jpg                                                   because Rob Holler
                                                                            was to fun like a
                                                                            boat is to water.

011                                      DISSOLVE TO SB     02-00:01:49--   Rob was just the kind
                                         Chip Smith -       02-00:2:00:11   of guy that when you
                                         Neighbor                           first met him you felt
                                                                            like you‟d been a
                                                                            friend of his for a
                                                                            long time. He was
             File0101.jpg                                                   just easy to get along
                                                                            with, very outgoing,
                                                                            very friendly. I
             File0146.jpg                                                   wouldn‟t say “the life
                                                                            of the party” in a
                                                                            negative way, but he
                                                                            was a dominant
                                                                            personality, when
                                                                            you were around him,
                                                                            both individually and
                                                                            as a group.

012                                      DISSOLVE TO SB     02-00:28:20--   He had an
                                         Beth Smith -       02-00:28:36     unbelievable sense of
                                         Neighbor                           humor. Rob could
                                                                            make a story funny
                                                                            out of an incident that
                                                                            might have happened
                                                                            to him that, myself, I
                                                                            would‟ve taken that
                                                                            as a negative thing,
                                                                            but Rob always saw
                                                                            the funny side of it.

013
                                         DISSOLVE TO SB     03-00:03:40--   Rob would take a
                                         Paulette Denny -   03-00:04:12     situation that would
                                         Neighbor                           present itself, for
             File0060.jpg                                                   example, being down
                                                                            in Florida visiting his
                                                                            Father, who at the
                                                                            time still had a small
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

             File0003.jpg                                                place down in Florida
                                                                         that Rob and Sandra
                                                                         and the girls would
                                                                         go down to. As
             File0033.jpg                                                Rob‟s father got
                                                                         older, Rob would go
                                                                         down there and help
                                                                         take care of him and
                                                                         make sure that he was
                                                                         ok. He could take a
                                                                         situation in dealing
                                                                         with his father, as his
                                                                         father aged, and turn
                                                                         it into a story. He
                                                                         would come home
                                                                         and tell us, and
                                                                         before we knew it, it
                                                                         was a half hour story.

014                                      CUT TO SB       03-00:26:53--   You would recognize
                                         Todd Denny -    03-00:27:15     Rob in any setting,
                                         Neighbor                        because he would be
                                                                         the person people
             File0089.jpg                                                were listening to. He
                                                                         was always just a
                                                                         little bit louder than
             File0189.jpg                                                anyone else, but
                                                                         again, that loud voice
                                                                         wasn‟t there to draw
             File0093.jpg                                                attention to himself,
                                                                         that was just his
                                                                         personality, because
                                                                         he had substance to
                                                                         what he had to say
                                                                         and that‟s why people
                                                                         would listen to him.
                                                                         27:15


015                                      DISSOLVE TO     08-00:07:32--    This is our home at
                                         SHOW AND TELL   08-00:07:53     4008 East Forest
                                         SANDRA                          Glen Avenue, and
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                                                               then right across the
                                                                               street is Rob‟s office
                                                                               at 4001 Forest Glen
                                                                               Avenue, and it would
                                                                               take him all of maybe
                                                                               15 seconds to walk to
                                                                               work, if he didn‟t
                                                                               stop in the road to
                                                                               talk to somebody

016                                                                            NARRATOR:

                                                                               Having his office so
             File0090.jpg                                                      close to his home
                                                                               made Rob
             File0065.jpg                                                      Grantham helpful to
                                                                               his family over the
             File0178.jpg                                                      years, as we’ll
                                                                               explain shortly.
                                                                               And having the gift
                                                                               of gab made him
                                                                               helpful to his boss.


017                                      DISSOLVE TO SB        07-00:07:46--   Rob has been
                                         Frank Sauer (sp?) –   07-00:08:11     acknowledged as
                                         Smurfit-Stone                         being the most
                                         Container Corp.                       effective sales rep
                                                                               we‟ve had within
                                                                               Smurfit Stone over
                                                                               the years and was the
                                                                               highest paid, worked
                                                                               hard and was very
                                                                               good at what he did,
                                                                               developed extremely
                                                                               good relationships,
                                                                               and over that period
                                                                               of time Rob and I
                                                                               became very good
                                                                               personal friends.
                                                                               8:11
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

018                                      CUT TO SB            07-00:40:16--   40:16 Rob always
                                         Joyce Sauer (sp?)–   07-00:40:37     added something to
                                         Co-worker                            whatever gathering.
                                                                              I‟ve been to many
                                                                              corporate functions
                                                                              with him, where he
                                                                              always acted
                                                                              professionally, but
                                                                              also in a very positive
                                                                              way. On a personal
                                                                              level, our family used
                                                                              to travel in the
                                                                              summer, stay with
                                                                              Rob and Sandra in
                                                                              their home, and Rob
                                                                              taught our children to
                                                                              water ski. 40:37

019                                                                           NARRATOR:

             File0017.jpg                                                     Rob taught many
                                                                              people how to water
                                                                              ski, including his
             File0069.jpg                                                     own children. And
                                                                              when it came to his
             File0037.jpg                                                     children, Rob was
                                                                              the definition of a
             File0079.jpg                                                     doting father. He
                                                                              almost always had a
                                                                              smile on his face,
                                                                              but his children
                                                                              made the smile
                                                                              bigger.

                                         DISSOLVE TO SB       01-00:16:21--   Rob was incredibly
                                         Geri Dunnaway -      01-00:16:48     excited when Sandra
                                         Neighbor                             was pregnant with
                                                                              Jessica, and this was
                                                                              going to be his child.
             File0005.jpg                                                     Rob fully participated
             (if Jess)                                                        in the pregnancy, as
                                                                              much as he could.
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

             File 0006.jpg                                                    From the moment
             (if Jess)                                                        they found out that
                                                                              they were pregnant,
                                                                              Rob was a dad. He
                                                                              had wanted to be a
                                                                              dad and was ecstatic.

020                                      DISSOLVE TO SB       05-00:11:10--   Every time we would
                                         SANDRA               05-00:11:47     have someone come
                                                                              over and visit and
             File0163.jpg                                                     pick her up, he had
             (if Jess)                                                        alcohol swabs and he
                                                                              would swab her down
                                                                              so she didn‟t have
             File0016.jpg                                                     any germs on her.
             (if Jess)                                                        And finally my
                                                                              mother said, “How
             File0013.jpg                                                     long is Rob going to
             (if Jess)                                                        do that? „Til she six,
                                                                              ten, eighteen?” I
             File0014.jpg                                                     said, “I don‟t know,
                                                                              Mom, but he just
                                                                              adores her.” A week
                                                                              after Jessica was born
                                                                              Rob had her in the ski
                                                                              boat in her little car
                                                                              seat, so she‟d get
                                                                              used to the boat,
                                                                              because he was going
                                                                              to teach her how to
                                                                              ski.

021                                      DISSOLVE TO SB       04-00:01:54--   When I was in grade
                                         Jessica Grantham -   04-00:2-00:23   school I was involved
                                         Plaintiff                            in volleyball and
                                                                              basketball and track.
                                                                              And in the Summer I
                                                                              did softball. I was
                                                                              involved with dance
                                                                              at night. He went
                                                                              into work early so
                                                                              that he could be at
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                                                             my games. Around 3
                                                                             o‟clock he‟d pick us
                                                                             up from school, take
                                                                             us out to eat and
                                                                             come back to the
                                                                             game. And in the
                                                                             Summer, we didn‟t
                                                                             have a softball coach,
                                                                             and he volunteered to
                                                                             be the softball coach
                                                                             and would teach 6th
                                                                             graders how to play
                                                                             softball.

023                                      CUT TO SB           04-00:28:05--   My dad was so
                                         Alexis Grantham -   04-00:28:26     involved in my life
                                         Plaintiff                           when I was little. We
                                                                             were involved in
                                                                             sports, my sister and
                                                                             I, and he would, he
                                                                             bought a motor home
                                                                             for us so that he
                                                                             could always be with
                                                                             us, when we go to
                                                                             gymnastics practice
                                                                             in Ft. Wayne, and he
                                                                             taught me out to
                                                                             water ski and to snow
                                                                             ski, and he would
                                                                             always leave work
                                                                             whenever we needed
                                                                             him.

024                                      DISSOLVE TO SB      02-00:12:57--   Rob would tell me
                                         Chip Smith -        02-00:13:18     about how they
                                         Neighbor                            bought this Georgie
                                                                             Boy motor home. It
                                                                             was a nice motor
                                                                             home. It wasn‟t the
                                                                             biggest I‟ve ever
                                                                             since, but Rob would
                                                                             say they‟d get into
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                                                          that thing the end of
                                                                          school and they‟d
                                                                          drive to wherever
                                                                          they were going and
                                                                          Sandra would fix
                                                                          dinner, and it was
                                                                          their way of being
                                                                          involved almost 24-7
                                                                          in the lives of the
                                                                          girls.

025                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   01-00:43:33--   His ability to do his
                                         Jim Dunnaway -   01-00:44:02     job and very
                                         Neighbor                         successfully--because
                                                                          he was always one of
                                                                          the top people in the
                                                                          company for sales--
             File0027.jpg                                                 and to do his job and
                                                                          to balance the life
             File0026.jpg                                                 with the girls-- with
                                                                          Alley and Jess, in
             File0035.jpg                                                 volleyball and
                                                                          swimming and
             File0123.jpg                                                 softball and all the
                                                                          sports and then when
                                                                          they were younger,
                                                                          he was even
                                                                          coaching, all the little
                                                                          league and
                                                                          everything, and as
                                                                          they got older, he
                                                                          would be at almost
                                                                          every game-- I never
                                                                          could figure out,
                                                                          because I was a
                                                                          salesman and I
                                                                          traveled.

026                                      DISSOLVE TO      08-00:00:23--   This is the barbeque
                                         SHOW AND TELL    08-00:00:44     area Rob had put it
                                         SANDRA                           last year, because he
                                                                          wanted to have more
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                                                          space, he said, to
                                                                          barbeque and put his
                                                                          stuff out. The fire
                                                                          pit, he likes to have
                                                                          s‟mores with the
                                                                          girls. Alley and all
                                                                          of her friends come
                                                                          over for s‟mores and
                                                                          just hang out with
                                                                          Rob.

027                                                                       NARRATOR:

                                                                          That a group of
             File0076.jpg                                                 teenagers liked
                                                                          “hanging out” with
             File0070.jpg                                                 one of their fathers
                                                                          is a good indication
             File0121.jpg                                                 of how special Rob
                                                                          Grantham
                                                                          was…and why his
                                                                          death was such a
                                                                          significant loss for
                                                                          his family.

028                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   02-00:32:54--   32:42 Rob as a father
                                         Beth Smith -     02-00:33:22     was truly I can say
                                         Neighbor                         the most involved
                                                                          father I‟ve ever
                                                                          known in his
                                                                          daughters‟ lives. Rob
                                                                          spent an unbelievable
                                                                          amount of time with
                                                                          them. The reason
                                                                          Rob spent that time
                                                                          with them was that
                                                                          Rob and Sandra both
                                                                          worked jobs, and
                                                                          Sandra‟s job took her
                                                                          away for two, maybe
                                                                          three, days at a time.
029                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   03-00:10:14--   10:14 We used to
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                         Paulette Denny -   03-00:10:35     laugh about, if we
                                         Neighbor                           would see them in
                                                                            church on Sundays,
                                                                            we always knew
                                                                            when Sandra was
                                                                            flying, because Jess
                                                                            and Alley would be
                                                                            going down the isle at
                                                                            church with their hair
                                                                            in a mess or Rob
                                                                            would‟ve tried to
                                                                            comb it, or
                                                                            mismatched clothes,
                                                                            but it was just
                                                                            “Whatever you can
                                                                            do. Get your clothes
                                                                            on. We‟re going.”
                                                                            He took care of those
                                                                            girls like a mother
                                                                            would.

030                                      DISSOLVE TO        08-00:00:49--   And then last year we
                                         SHOW AND TELL      08-00:01:25     had, he said we
                                         SANDRA                             needed places where
                                                                            we could just hang
                                                                            out together, because
                                                                            the kids were always
                                                                            in all the rooms, they
                                                                            were always all over
                                                                            downstairs or all over
                                                                            upstairs, so for my
                                                                            birthday he had this
                                                                            little sauna put in,
                                                                            and we‟d sit out here,
                                                                            and it was kindof a
                                                                            nice area, because
                                                                            there no phones, there
                                                                            was no tv. We could
                                                                            just sit there and
                                                                            discuss what went on
                                                                            during the day and
                                                                            how life was going.
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes


031                                                                       NARRATOR:

                                                                          Rob Grantham was
             (stay on                                                     certainly generous.
             Sandra)                                                      He bought Jessica a
                                                                          brand new car for
             File0132.jpg                                                 her 16th birthday.
                                                                          He took Sandra to
             File0148.jpg                                                 Russia before the
                                                                          kids were born and
             File0107.jpg                                                 took all of them to
                                                                          many places later.
             File0191.jpg                                                 They would ski on
                                                                          snow as well as on
             File0106.jpg                                                 water, celebrate
                                                                          Christmas in
             File0174.jpg                                                 Hawaii and take
                                                                          cruises to the
             File0168.jpg                                                 Caribbean…
                                                                          sometimes bringing
             File0159.jpg                                                 their children’s
                                                                          friends along with
                                                                          them. Rob wanted
                                                                          all around him to
                                                                          have fun, but he also
                                                                          wanted to have all
                                                                          his girls around
                                                                          Rob...instead of
                                                                          somewhere else.

032                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   01-00:19:50--   Rob would spend
                                         Geri Dunnaway-   01-00:20:24     hours in the boat
                                         Neighbor                         taking the girls and
                                                                          their friends tubing
                                                                          and never got tired of
                                                                          it. He loved the fact
                                                                          that the house on the
                                                                          lake was a magnet for
                                                                          their friends, because
                                                                          he got to know them,
                                                                          he got to see his girls
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                                                             more, because their
                                                                             friends wanted to
                                                                             come to the lake and
                                                                             Rob wanted to be
                                                                             around Jessica and
                                                                             Alley.

033                                      DISSOLVE TO SB      04-00:06:12--   A really good
                                         JESSICA             04-00:06:30     memory of my dad
                                                                             was when he took 6
                                                                             senior girls on a
                                                                             cruise. He was the
                                                                             chaperon. My friends
                                                                             loved him. We were
                                                                             in Mexico, so we
                                                                             were old enough to
                                                                             drink, and he‟d take
                                                                             us to all of the bars,
                                                                             and we‟d just sit there
                                                                             and have fun and
                                                                             talk. My friends
                                                                             loved him.

034                                      DISSOLVE TO SB      02-00:48:27--   Sandra had an
                                         Beth Smith -        02-00:48:45     opportunity that most
                                         Neighbor                            people don‟t have to
                                                                             travel, so Rob and
                                                                             Sandra would
                                                                             schedule vacations to
                                                                             take Jessica and
                                                                             Alley with them. I
                                                                             know, as a family,
                                                                             they all went to
                                                                             Hawaii; Rob and
                                                                             Sandra, I know, had
                                                                             taken them to the
                                                                             Olympics.

035                                      DISSOLVE TO SB      04-00:36:48--   My dad would say,
                                         Alexis Grantham -   04-00:37:13     “Show me where
                                         Plaintiff                           would you like to go
                                                                             on vacation.” And
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                                                             sure enough an hour
                                                                             later he would be on
                                                                             the phone trying to
                                                                             get us in somewhere,
                                                                             or call different
                                                                             hotels or get our
                                                                             airlines figured out.
                                                                             And last summer we
                                                                             were supposed to go
                                                                             to Europe and I
                                                                             remember right after
                                                                             the crash, our plane
                                                                             tickets arrived, and
                                                                             that was really hard,
                                                                             „cause we were going
                                                                             to have so much fun.
                                                                             (sobs)

036                                      DISSOLVE TO SB      05-00:52:20--   He looked at the
                                         Sandra Grantham -   05-00:52:38     world beyond just his
                                         Plaintiff                           existence. And he
                                                                             really wanted the
                                                                             girls to see that there
                                                                             was a big world out
                                                                             there. And that‟s
                                                                             why, that‟s part of the
                                                                             reason Rob liked to
                                                                             travel with the girls,
                                                                             because he said that
                                                                             gave you a different
                                                                             perspective on life.

037                                                                          NARRATOR:

             File0184.jpg                                                    Rob’s death also
                                                                             gave his daughters a
             File0186.jpg                                                    different perspective
             (zoom in to                                                     on life…because no
             Jessica)                                                        one expected it.
                                                                             Jessica was home
                                                                             alone when the bad
                                                                             news came.
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes


038                                      DISSOLVE TO SB       04-00:16:34--   And I picked up the
                                         Jessica Grantham -   04-00:16:53     phone and I thought it
                                         Plaintiff                            was my dad, because
                                                                              the number was
                                                                              almost exactly the
                                                                              same, but it was his
                                                                              boss, and he asked if
                                                                              my mom was there,
                                                                              because it was an
                                                                              emergency, and I
                                                                              said, no, but I‟ll give
                                                                              you her cell phone
                                                                              number. And he
                                                                              called my mom, and I
                                                                              knew something was
                                                                              wrong.

039                                      DISSOLVE TO SB       06-00:12:05--   12:05 I was in the
                                         Sandra Grantham-     06-00:12:22     car taking Alexis to
                                         Plaintiff                            summer school when
                                                                              I got the call from
                                                                              Rob‟s boss, Frank
                                                                              Mower. He said that
                                                                              Rob‟s plane hadn‟t
                                                                              made it. It took me a
                                                                              while, a couple of
                                                                              minutes, I think,
                                                                              before it sank in.

040                                      DISSOLVE TO SB       05-00:42:24--   Her face just
                                         Alexis Grantham-     05-00:42:48     dropped, and she was
                                         Plaintiff                            like, “Oh my God.”
                                                                              And I can, like, even
                                                                              picture the exact
                                                                              intersection we were
                                                                              at, and like the gas
                                                                              station we pulled into
                                                                              so my mom could get
                                                                              a grip. (sniff) And at
                                                                              the time we just knew
                                                                              the plane went down
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
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                                                                          and they just hadn‟t
                                                                          found it yet because it
                                                                          was so foggy and I
                                                                          just remember
                                                                          thinking, “Oh, my
                                                                          God. This isn‟t
                                                                          happening!”
041                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   04-00:16:54--   16:54 . I called my
                                         JESSICA          04-00:17:20     mom right after that,
                                                                          and I asked what
                                                                          Frank wanted, and
                                                                          she said that your
                                                                          father‟s flight never
                                                                          made it, and I just
                                                                          started screaming. I
                                                                          didn‟t know what to
                                                                          do, because I was
                                                                          home alone, so I went
                                                                          to my next door
                                                                          neighbor‟s house,
                                                                          Jim and Gerri
                                                                          Dunnaway, and I
                                                                          rang the doorbell and
                                                                          Jim answered the
                                                                          door, and I just pretty
                                                                          much collapsed.
042                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   01-00:47:30--   And then we got the
                                         Jim Dunnaway-    01-00:47:49     call from Sandra, and
                                         Neighbor                         it was probably the
                                                                          toughest day of my
                                                                          life, hearing those
                                                                          two on the phone and
                                                                          then having Jess here
                                                                          just balling and
                                                                          having everyone pull
                                                                          up in the driveway,
                                                                          when Sandra and
                                                                          Alley got home, and
                                                                          it was just a
                                                                          nightmare. 47:49

043                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   04-00:44:19--   That was the worst
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
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                                         ALEXIS           04-00:45:05     feeling in the world.
                                                                          My heart just sank. It
                                                                          was just
                                                                          unbelievable. I just
                                                                          never thought it
                                                                          would be my dad.
                                                                          Like you hear those
                                                                          people from the
                                                                          news, and you feel
                                                                          bad for them, but
                                                                          when it happens to
                                                                          yourself, you‟re just
                                                                          like, it just didn‟t feel
                                                                          like it was happening.
                                                                          It was like being in a
                                                                          bubble for a week,
                                                                          before it started to
                                                                          sink in. It was hard
                                                                          seeming my mom,
                                                                          too. My mom and
                                                                          my dad were so
                                                                          close, like an
                                                                          inseparable pair, and
                                                                          I could just see the
                                                                          pain in my mom‟s
                                                                          eyes when had to tell
                                                                          me that the plane
                                                                          went down.

044                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   04-00:17:55--   17:55 (sobs) I just
                                         JESSICA          04-00:18:32     didn‟t think it was
                                                                          possible. I never
                                                                          think of a plane going
                                                                          down, because my
                                                                          mom flies all the
                                                                          time, and I remember
                                                                          the last thing we had
                                                                          talked about was the
                                                                          $60 late fee on a
                                                                          rental tape, and I
                                                                          remember how he
                                                                          didn‟t yell at us, and
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
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                                                                             how I just couldn‟t
                                                                             believe he was gone.
                                                                             18:32

045                                      DISSOLVE TO SB       06-00:13:22-   13:22 Actually, my
                                         SANDRA               06-00:14:14    very first thought
                                                                             when I heard was
                                                                             “He knows. He‟s on
                                                                             the other side and he
                                                                             knows what that‟s
                                                                             like.” That was my
                                                                             initial reaction, was,
                                                                             “Ah-ha! He knows!”
                                                                             And then, almost
                                                                             instantly, I start, the
                                                                             reality sat in, that,
                                                                             yes, he knows and
                                                                             he‟s at a better spot,
                                                                             but he‟s not here
                                                                             anymore. 13:57
                                                                             And that (silence)
                                                                             (sobs) and I‟m just
                                                                             not ready for him not
                                                                             to be here.
046                                      DISSOLVE TO SB       07-00:34:24-   I considered retiring
                                         Frank Sauer (sp?)-   07-00:34:43    when this happened.
                                         Rob‟s boss                          It had that big of an
                                                                             impact. And the
                                                                             company sent Joyce
                                                                             and I away for awhile
                                                                             to study that. And as
                                                                             you can see I still get
                                                                             emotional about, uh,
                                                                             that someone
                                                                             (indistinguishable)
                                                                             worked for me here.

047                                      DISSOLVE TO SB       07-00:42:57-   I think, mainly, the
                                         Joyce Sauer-Co-      07-00:43:17    joy has gone out of
                                         worker                              the lives of Sandra,
                                                                             Jess and Alley. The
                                                                             family unity, the fun,
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
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                                                                         the encouragement, I
                                                                         think that that‟s, it‟s
                                                                         like a light‟s gone
                                                                         out. I don‟t they will
                                                                         probably ever
                                                                         recapture that sort of
                                                                         happiness.

048                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   01-00:23:00-   Rob‟s death has
                                         Geri Dunnaway-   01-00:23:34    devastated Sandra,
                                         Neighbor                        Jess and Alley. You
                                                                         can‟t take somebody
                                                                         who is so much a part
                                                                         of your life one day
                                                                         and then have him be
                                                                         gone and have not
                                                                         impact on you. The
                                                                         Granthams were an
                                                                         extremely close
                                                                         family, and now
                                                                         they‟ve had to figure
                                                                         out how they‟re
                                                                         gonna fill the void
                                                                         that was Rob, and
                                                                         Rob‟s a big void to
                                                                         fill.

049                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   03-00:38:18-   38:18 For Sandra,
                                         Todd Denny-      03-00:38:45    Rob was everything;
                                         Neighbor                        for Rob, Sandra was
                                                                         everything. For
                                                                         Sandra it was like
                                                                         losing her best friend.
                                                                         There‟s no doubt
                                                                         about it. Husbands
                                                                         and wives are close,
                                                                         but sometimes you
                                                                         don‟t have that
                                                                         special bond, that
                                                                         friendship that allows
                                                                         you to carry through
                                                                         the tough times.
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
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                                                                            They had that, most
                                                                            definitely. And for
                                                                            the girls, again, he
                                                                            meant everything to
                                                                            them.

050                                      DISSOLVE TO SB     02-00:15:54-    I think when Rob
                                         Chip Smith-        02-00:16:15     died, it had to be
                                         Neighbor                           devastating. It was
                                                                            obvious that it was
                                                                            devastating. It was
                                                                            devastating to us as
                                                                            friends, that it was a
                                                                            tremendous loss of a
                                                                            friend, and I can‟t
                                                                            even comprehend the
                                                                            loss it would be for
                                                                            his family.

051                                      DISSOLVE TO        08-00:02:43--   And this is the shed
                                         SANDRA SHOW        08-00:02:57     that a neighbor boy is
                                         & TELL                             painting for me. He
                                                                            was the one who had
                                                                            the hose hooked up
                                                                            when the basement
                                                                            flooded this morning,
                                                                            so

052                                                                         NARRATOR:
                                                                            Sandra now has to
             File0098.jpg                                                   find other people to
                                                                            do the work that
             File0165.jpg                                                   Rob used to do, and
                                                                            much of what Rob
                                                                            did isn’t getting
                                                                            done at all.

053                                      DISSOLVE TO SB     06-00:04:20--   Every fall he‟d say,
                                         Sandra Grantham-   06-00:04:48     “Ok, P, I have your
                                         Plaintiff                          car ready,” And I‟d
                                                                            go out, and he‟d have
                                                                            the truck of my car
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
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TRT=23 minutes

                                                                          packed with so much
                                                                          stuff. Because I
                                                                          would drive to either
                                                                          Chicago or Cincinnati
                                                                          to work, and Rob was
                                                                          so concerned that I‟d
                                                                          get stuck on the side
                                                                          of the road, that he
                                                                          would pack the trunk
                                                                          of my car with
                                                                          enough gear, I could
                                                                          have lived out of the
                                                                          trunk of my car for a
                                                                          month probably.

054                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   01-00:33:59--   When Sandra would
                                         Geri Dunnaway-   01-00:34:20     work, Rob would
                                         Neighbor                         make sure that he was
                                                                          the one in town. Rob
                                                                          didn‟t travel if Sandra
                                                                          was traveling. That‟s
                                                                          not an option that
                                                                          Sandra has anymore.
                                                                          When Sandra travels
                                                                          she needs to make
                                                                          arrangements now for
                                                                          Alley, for what Alley
                                                                          is going to do while
                                                                          she‟s traveling.

055                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   03-00:40:12--   And it goes into
                                         Todd Denny-      03-00:40:34     smaller things, like
                                         Neighbor                         just mowing the
                                                                          yard. That was Rob‟s
                                                                          job. They live on a
                                                                          very steep hill going
                                                                          down to a lake. And
                                                                          he had a contraption
                                                                          that he was very
                                                                          proud of, call a “Fly
                                                                          Mow.” He‟d be able
                                                                          to hang it over the
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
TRT=23 minutes

                                                                            edge of the hill and
                                                                            mow the side of the
                                                                            hill. Sandra is just
                                                                            not physically able to
                                                                            do that.

056                                      DISSOLVE TO SB     04-00:49:17--   My mom‟s life has
                                         Alexis Grantham-   04-00:49:41     been changed
                                         Plaintiff                          drastically. I know
                                                                            that when we had to
                                                                            go on vacation for
                                                                            spring break and my
                                                                            mom took me with a
                                                                            group of my friends
                                                                            and their parents for
                                                                            swimming, and all of
                                                                            her friends went out
                                                                            as couples, and they
                                                                            went out to dinner,
                                                                            and my mom was just
                                                                            in the hotel room
                                                                            because she didn‟t
                                                                            have someone to go
                                                                            out with.
057                                      DISSOLVE TO        08-00:03:04--   3:04 Rob was always
                                         SANDRA SHOW        08-00:03:15     looking for some type
                                         AND TELL                           project. There was
                                                                            always something he
                                                                            was working on.
                                                                            Last year he was
                                                                            working on the
                                                                            seawall, because our
                                                                            seawall needs to be
                                                                            prepared.
058                                                                         NARRATOR:
                                                                            It wasn’t only work,
             File0092.jpg)                                                  fun and adventure
             File0023.jpg                                                   that Rob gave his
             File0086.jpg                                                   wife and children
             File0075.jpg                                                   over all those year;
             File0078.jpg                                                   it was security, too.
             File0104.jpg                                                   When he died he
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
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             File0044.jpg                                                    had earned a bright
             File0047.jpg                                                    future with his
             File0144.jpg                                                    employer. He had
                                                                             strong ties to his
                                                                             church and
                                                                             community. He had
                                                                             many friends, vast
                                                                             knowledge and the
                                                                             kind of commitment
                                                                             to family that few
                                                                             men can match.

059                                      DISSOLVE TO SB      04-00:21:33--   My dad would
                                         Jessica Grantham-   04-00:21:56     probably call me
                                         Plaintiff                           twice on my way to
                                                                             school everyday,
                                                                             because it was a 20
                                                                             minutes drive, on
                                                                             things I would need
                                                                             to remember, where
                                                                             he would have to be
                                                                             that night for us, I
                                                                             just miss him calling
                                                                             all the time. I didn‟t
                                                                             even take him out of
                                                                             my phone book until
                                                                             a couple of days ago.
                                                                             I was, just couldn‟t
                                                                             bear doing it.


060                                      DISSOLVE TO SB      04-00:47:50--   For awhile it felt like
                                         Alexis Grantham-    04-00:48:05     he was just on a
                                         Plaintiff                           business trip and I‟d
                                                                             be seeing him soon.
                                                                             And it was really
                                                                             tough once it finally
                                                                             sank in, like he
                                                                             wouldn‟t be at my
                                                                             graduation, and he
                                                                             wouldn‟t be at my
                                                                             wedding, and he just
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
01/19/06
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                                                                          wouldn‟t see, like,
                                                                          those momentous
                                                                          times in your life.

061                                      DISSOLVE TO SB   06-00:30:59--   30:59 When you‟ve
                                         SANDRA           06-00:31:59     been married for 25
                                                                          years, and you‟ve
                                                                          gotten to the point
             File0059.jpg                                                 where, I think when
                                                                          you‟ve first married,
                                                                          there‟s so much
             File0051.jpg                                                 excitement and
                                                                          you‟re madly in love
                                                                          with somebody, and
             File0012.jpg                                                 then you kinda go
                                                                          through a phase
                                                                          where maybe you‟re
             File0046.jpg                                                 not as madly in love
                                                                          with them and they
                                                                          start to irritate the
             File0041.jpg                                                 living daylights out
                                                                          of you, the little
                                                                          things, and then you
                                                                          work past that and
                                                                          you‟re in love with
                                                                          them madly again,
                                                                          and you know their
                                                                          faults and they just
                                                                          don‟t irritate you
                                                                          anymore because you
                                                                          just know the beast.
                                                                          And you get to the
                                                          06-00:33:04--   point where you‟re so
                                                          06-00:33:18     in sync with each
                                                                          other. And you love
                                                                          the good things about
                                                                          somebody, and you
                                                                          forget the bad things.
                                                                          (edit)
                                                                          And I know we had
                                                                          gotten to that point,
                                                                          and that‟s what has
Plaintiff: Estate of Thomas Grantham (names changed)
Attorney: Wilcox, Luster & Pleat (names changed)
Writer/Producer: Sy Jenkins
First Draft
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                                                        been taken away
                                                        from me. And that‟s
                                                        not something you
                                                        get in just a year or
                                                        two years. That‟s
                                                        something you get
                                                        over decades.

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