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Amanda Knox breaks into tears after hearing the verdict that overturns her conviction and acquits her of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher, at the Perugia court, central Italy.(Monday, Oct. 3, 2011)

Amanda Knox set free

American Amanda Knox and co-defendant Raffaele Sollecito were convicted in 2009 of murdering Knox's British roommate, Meredith Kercher, while studying abroad in Perugia, Italy. On Oct. 3, 2011, the decisions were overturned in an appeal. Knox returned home to the United States the next day.

Amanda Knox, right, acknowledges the cheers of supporters
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Amanda Knox, right, acknowledges the cheers of supporters while her mother Edda Mellas comforts her upon arrival in Seattle, Wash. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Amanda Knox, left, is comforted by her sister,
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Amanda Knox, left, is comforted by her sister, Deanna Knox, during a news conference shortly after her arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Amanda Knox speaks at a news conference shortly
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Amanda Knox speaks at a news conference shortly after her arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (Oct. 4, 2011)

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The plane carrying Amanda Knox and her family
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The plane carrying Amanda Knox and her family departs from Rome's 'Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci' airport for London. (Oct. 4, 2011)

The front pages of British newspapers feature the
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The front pages of British newspapers feature the appeals court decision overturning the conviction of Amanda Knox. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Francesco Maresca, right, a lawyer representing the Kercher
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Francesco Maresca, right, a lawyer representing the Kercher family, and relatives of Meredith Kercher: sister Stephanie Kercher , brother Lyle Kercher and mother Arline Kercher, left, hold a meeting with media at the Sangallo Hotel after the verdict for the Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito appeal of their murder convictions. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Amanda Knox's sister Deanna Knox reacts after hearing
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Amanda Knox's sister Deanna Knox reacts after hearing the verdict that overturns Amanda's conviction. (Oct. 4, 2011)

From left, Stephanie and Lyle Kercher, sister and
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From left, Stephanie and Lyle Kercher, sister and brother of slain British student Meredith, speak to reporters in Perugia, Italy. (Oct. 3, 2011)

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Amanda Knox breaks into tears as she is
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Amanda Knox breaks into tears as she is taken away after hearing the verdict that overturned her conviction. (Oct. 3, 2011)

Amanda Knox breaks in tears as she is
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Amanda Knox breaks in tears as she is taken away after hearing the verdict that overturned her conviction.

Amanda Knox breaks into tears after hearing the
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Amanda Knox breaks into tears after hearing the verdict that overturns her conviction and acquits her of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher, at the Perugia court, central Italy.(Monday, Oct. 3, 2011)

Media representatives wait for the arrival of Amanda
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Media representatives wait for the arrival of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for an appeal hearing at Perugia's court, central Italy. (Oct. 3, 2011)

Photographs of Amanda Knox, left, and her former
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Photographs of Amanda Knox, left, and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, second from left, rest near a television monitor in Seattle showing Knox as she makes a statement in Italian court in the early morning hours. (Oct. 3, 2011)

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Supporters of Amanda Knox watch a television news
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Supporters of Amanda Knox watch a television news broadcast about her appeal as they sit in a hotel suite in downtown Seattle. With Italy nine hours ahead of Seattle, about a dozen friends and supporters of Knox began gathering Sunday night at a downtown hotel to watch a live feed of the courtroom and await the verdict. (Oct. 3, 2011)

Supporters of Amanda Knox react as they watch
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Supporters of Amanda Knox react as they watch a television news broadcast about her appeal verdict from a hotel suite in downtown Seattle. (Oct. 3, 2011)

Amanda Knox's parents Kurt Knox and Edda Mellas,
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Amanda Knox's parents Kurt Knox and Edda Mellas, both at center, are surrounded by photographers as they arrive for an appeal hearing at the Perugia court, central Italy. (Oct. 3, 2011)

Amanda Knox's mother Edda Mellas talks to lawyer
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Amanda Knox's mother Edda Mellas talks to lawyer Carlo Dalla Vedova upon arrival for an appeal hearing at the Perugia court, central Italy. (Oct. 3, 2011)

From left, Stephanie and Lyle Kercher, sister and
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From left, Stephanie and Lyle Kercher, sister and brother of slain British student Meredith, speak to reporters in Perugia, Italy. (Oct. 3, 2011)

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Amanda Knox, center, is escorted as she arrives
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Amanda Knox, center, is escorted as she arrives for an appeal hearing at the Perugia court, central Italy. (Oct. 3, 2011)

Amanda Knox, right, arrives for an appeal hearing
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Amanda Knox, right, arrives for an appeal hearing at the Perugia court in central Italy. (Oct. 3, 2011)

Amanda Knox, right, talks with her lawyer Maria
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Amanda Knox, right, talks with her lawyer Maria Del Grosso after her arrival at the Perugia court. (Sept. 29, 2011)

American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele
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American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were convicted of the murder of Knox's former British roommate, Meredith Kercher, in 2007. Their trial took place in December 2009 with Knox and Sollecito receiving sentences of 26 and 25 years respectively. Rudy Guede, an unemployed man from Ivory Coast, was also convicted of the Meredith Kercher's murder. (July 30, 2011)

Forensic expert Patrizia Stefanoni speaks with a colleagues
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Forensic expert Patrizia Stefanoni speaks with a colleagues in court before the resumption of the appeal trial of Italian defendant Raffaele Sollecito and American defendant Amanda Knox at the Perugia courthouse. (Sept. 6, 2011)

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American student Amanda Knox, 23, sits next to
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American student Amanda Knox, 23, sits next to her lawyer Maria del Grosso during a hearing in her appeals trial, at Perugia's courthouse. Independent forensic experts at the trial disputed much of the forensic evidence collected against Amanda Knox, saying that some of the DNA traces used to convict the American student and her co-defendant may have been contaminated. (Dec. 11, 2010)

Jailed U.S. student Amanda Knox, sits during a
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Jailed U.S. student Amanda Knox, sits during a preliminary hearing in Perugia, Italy. (June 1, 2010)

Jailed U.S. student Amanda Knox, right, is escorted
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Jailed U.S. student Amanda Knox, right, is escorted by police as she arrives for a preliminary hearing in Perugia, Italy. (June 1, 2010)

Amanda Knox, right, was convicted Dec. 4, 2009,
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Amanda Knox, right, was convicted Dec. 4, 2009, of taking part in the killing of her British roommate Meredith Kercher two years ago, in Perugia, Italy. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Anerican student Amanda Knox, right, talks with her
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Anerican student Amanda Knox, right, talks with her lawyer Carlo della Vedova during a hearing in the murder trial for Meredith Kercher at Perugia's courthouse, Italy. (Sept. 19, 2009)

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