Debra Jean Beasley LaFave is known to the world as a beautiful monster, a seductive pervert, a lovely wrecker of lives. How difficult must it be to live in a world that views you in such extreme polarities? When the media portrays someone as a sex object, or worse as a monster; it is easy to forget that that person developed over time. The story of "now" overshadows the story of "then." It is only when the dust has settled and the news outlets are looking for ways to boost their ratings that the backstory is investigated and considered.