Mistakes used to be when you picked out the pink socks from your drawer instead of the brown ones. No more.
MOSCOW — The young mother cried when she heard the verdict Tuesday: eight years for leaving her baby in the middle of a busy highway at night, where she was expecting him to be run over and killed.
She knows it was wrong, she said. If she had a second chance, she wouldn’t do it again. But eight years was too much.
“Everyone makes mistakes,” she said, tears streaming down her face.