Leigh Corfman states she had been 14 years old whenever a mature guy approached her outside a courtroom in Etowah County, Ala. She ended up being sitting on a bench that is wooden her mom, they both remember, as soon as the guy introduced himself as Roy Moore.
It absolutely was very very very early 1979 and Moore — now the Republican nominee in Alabama for the U.S. Senate chair — had been an assistant district attorney that is 32-year-old. He hit up a discussion, Corfman along with her mom state, and provided to view the lady while her mom went in for a custody hearing.
“He said, ‘Oh, you don’t want her to get in there and hear all that. I’ll stay out here with her,’ ” claims Corfman’s mother, Nancy Wells, 71. “ I was thinking, just exactly exactly how good for him to desire to care for my little woman.”