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Marriage is a life long commitment between two people Vows are taken as a promise to one another Till Death Do usPart may be the most well known vow but with the two women Iwill be discussing they take it into their own hands to speed upthe process The following stories are about two women who commitmurder in some form perhaps intentional or not who are notpunished as far as the story tells us Fortunately we have alegal system that is designed to prevent these homicides andprograms specifically designed to help women in cases like thesethat feel they have no other choice but to murder their husbandto achieve freedom As you will see these women were so desperatethat they felt murder was their only option One woman did it forfreedom and the other for companionship both are murderers anyEmily Grierson lived alone in an old eyesore of a housethat no one had been inside of since she stopped giving chinapainting lessons ten years ago She was considered a tradition inher town and was shown special treatment thanks to a formermayor whod pardoned her from the rules that applied to negrowomen at that time However the next generation didnt look uponEmily so kindly Tax forms were constantly mailed to her homethe townspeople found the smell that seeped from her home sounbearable that they snuck onto her property to correct thesituation Emily had no contact with the townspeople Until shemet Homer Barron a Northerner foreman notorious for drinkingand taking a liking to younger men Within a few days Emily and Homer were seenriding together in a buggy and spending alot of time togetherThe townspeople thought that the they would marry butwhen they heard that Emily bought arsenic they assumed she wouldkill herself and were happy for her they said it would be thebest thing When the streets were done Homer disappeared itwas assumed that he
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