Life of Promise Changed in One Tragic Night
MacDonald case never ceases to evoke a range of emotions, not only
in those who have been involved in this 40 year tragedy, but in
those who have read about it, studied it, and even made court rulings
about it. Indeed, the Supreme Court expressed, even as they
ruled against Jeff in the past, that the case continued
to create a sense of "uneasiness".
denial of justice in this case produces anger, frustration and disbelief,
even among those who know only some of the details, much less those
who know all of the facts, and are working so hard on Jeff MacDonald's
reality of the life of Jeffrey MacDonald is both tremendously sad,
yet, also, inspiring to those who know him.
are few situations more horrifying than this one. To have
lost those dearest to you, to a senseless act of violence, is more
than most of us can imagine. Then to be accused of committing
these heinous crimes, against your own family - tried and
falsely convicted when you are factually innocent
- these events are beyond comprehension.
lose everything worth having in life- your family, your profession,
your good name, and ultimately, your freedom, and yet keep fighting
to prove your innocence against tremendous odds, takes enormous
strength and courage. But Jeffrey MacDonald is innocent, and
believes the truth will win out.
tragic loss of Colette, Kimberley and Kristen has been compounded
by the needless continuation of losses since their deaths.
How many lives could have been saved had Jeffrey MacDonald continued
to serve his community as a skilled and respected innovator in the
field of Emergency Medicine? How do you resurrect 30 years
of life lost to wrongful imprisonment?
MacDonald Defense Committee, which is comprised of the
legal team, long time friends and remaining family members, invites
you to learn more about Jeffrey MacDonald- a man whose every action
has been scrutinized by the media, and whose every flaw has been
afforded greater import than the allowance usually made for human
MacDonald- A Life in Pictures