By Curtis Krueger
St. Petersburg Times
LARGO, Fla. — This week's trial of Anthony Edward Watson is a tale of rape, robbery, mental illness, the oddities of the legal system and 19 years of anguish.
It's a week in which Watson has spit on his own attorney, been ordered to wear a "spit guard," declared a hunger strike and been hospitalized.
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