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About Sean & Emelia

Sean O'Brien was wrongfully convicted in El Dorado County, California and sentenced in adult court to Life Without Parole at the age of 16 without a shred of physical evidence tying him to the crime for which he was convicted. Sean and I have been friends since grade school and we were married in 2017. We live and grow together in love with the knowledge of his innocence, our faith, and hope for our future. We embrace this journey, wherever it may take us, cherishing each moment we have together and staying true to our hearts. This blog is about the past we share, our life together and our fight for jusice. Thank you for reading. God bless.

Vern Pierson, the DA of El Dorado county used my case to get elected. Before he was elected he promised my mother he would look into my case and “do something about it”. He never did anything about it. But … Continue reading

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3 YEARS ago today was my Evidentiary Hearing in Federal Court in Sacramento. 3 YEARS ago I proved in a court of law that I have actual evidence which makes it impossible for me to have taken part in the … Continue reading

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Busting the Myth: “Free Bed, Food & Health Care”

When I hear of people on the outside saying prison inmates have it made with a free place to sleep, free food and free quality medical care, I know they have never experienced the reality of what prisoners are faced … Continue reading

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Our Christmas 2019

     Sean made us adorable little stockings with our initials on them! We had a really nice Christmas season this year and got great photos on Christmas Day at visiting. Thank you to those who helped make our season … Continue reading

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Family Visit 17: Christmas 2019

Christmas is not typically an enjoyable time of year for us, but this year was completely different. We went into December preparing for our Family Visit, which was a date we were extremely lucky to get: December 21st. We considered … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

We wanted to extend a special thank you to Santa’s Secret Helpers and God’s Earthly Angels who have been so kind and generous to our family this season. You have warmed our hearts and made our season bright. We send … Continue reading

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Family Visit 16: Praying Mantis

Our most recent Family Visit was November 20th, just in time to celebrate our own little Thanksgiving. My drive there was mercifully uneventful this time and I arrived with no difficulties. After our intial 5 minute hug Sean’s eyes lit … Continue reading

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