Mitchum’s sister Beatrice, better know to the family as Beaty, played a huge role in Mitchum’s life – from choosing his name to helping him fight corruption in his murder trial. Part 1 of her story talks about Mitchum’s earliest memories of her, and the heartbreaking tragedy she overcame.
“His dad was grading the yard where they live. He had Keelean on the tractor with him. Boy he wanted to spend anytime he could with his dad. It seemed to be safe. It was a level yard. And Durand and another kid was on there, too.” -Mitchum on the tragedy surrounding one of Beaty’s sons