A Seattle judge has lifted an order banning contact between convicted child rapist Mary Kay Letourneau and Vili Fualaau, whom she began sexually assaulting when he was 13 and she was his teacher.
Fualaau began petitioning the court hours after Letourneau's release (SN reported) to remove the order preventing her from contacting him, saying he was still in love with her. They have two daughters, now 5 and 7 years old.
An author following the case said, "So many people see this as a love story and want to see them together. I do want to remind people that he was 12 and 13 years old when this thing happened, and his life has been profoundly impacted ..."