Susan Powell had been married about a year when she started writing a journal
. She was a love-struck, 20-year-old newlywed, dreaming of the future she would build with her husband.
"I just feel incredibly lucky to have Josh," she wrote in 2002.
Before long, however, she found herself torn. A growing sense of danger was telling her to grab her kids and flee, but her strong religious faith led her to believe she could save her young family. The journal entries turned grim.