What happened to your dad? Can you talk about it? What did you do? Did they ever find out who did it? How did I, a young adult at the time, “move on” with my life after being thrust into living without someone who I expected to live for a really long time? The questions still find their way to me, though it’s been thirty years. Guess what? I still have my own questions as well.
Hi, I’m Heather Burnett, and my dad was killed when I was a teenager. This isn’t my normal introduction, but over the years as I get acquainted with new friends, we always end up talking about our pasts.
This Saturday, March 19, I’m launching a new blog series called “Here’s What Happened.” This blog will answer those questions and many others as I bravely and vulnerably venture to tell you my story and the story of my father’s murder. There’s a lot to unpack, and the murderer has never been convicted.
This true crime memoir will unfold weekly and intersect with the 30th anniversary of my father’s murder. Some of these stories you’ve heard before, some in more detail, and many you never saw coming. I’m going to tell you like I’m talking to a friend.
Join me twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays (because you know you lay in bed and read your phone!) to find out from me and special guests what happened to Johnny Burnett.
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