She also knew this day would come. The day where she would have to sit in front of her now 18-year-old son and tell the court how she feels about his rehabilitation.
Back in February 2007, Paris Bennett convinced his and his sister's babysitter to go home early, while their mother was at work. A little while later, 911 recieved a call from 13-year-old Paris. Paris admitted to sexually assaulting, beating and stabbing his sister, Ella.
Since that time, Charity has started a foundation called the Ella Foundation. She travels the U.S. and the world fighting for both victim's rights and the rights of inmates. She says it is her way of protecting her son, who she says needs to stay in prison because he is still too dangerous.
The transfer hearing starts Tuesday morning, but is expected to last a couple of days.