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Amanda Knox Scared After Guilty Verdict

When asked how she was, Amanda Knox's first response was that she was "OK," but she was quick to confess to a reporter from the Associated Press that she is "scared because I don't know what is going on." Knox has been in jail two years since her arrest for murdering roommate Meredith Kercher, but it was only eight days ago that that she was found guilty and sentenced to 26 years in prison. In the visit set up by Fondazione Italia USA—an organization promoting close relations between Italy and the U.S.—Knox said she is "waiting and always hoping," and although she doesn't understand many things, she has to accept them even if they "don't always seem very fair." Many Americans, including Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), have become invested in Knox's case, though her future is still unclear.