By peoplestaff225
Updated January 16, 2008 04:28 PM
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Preparing yourself for six months in prison is tough, but nowhere near as tough as having to explain the situation — and your impending, extended absence — to a young child. Disgraced former Olympian Marion Jones will have to do exactly that someday soon with her son Tim, 4 ½. It’s a conversation the 32-year-old, who in October pleaded guilty to lying under oath about using steroids and committing check fraud, is clearly dreading.

Tim is Marion’s son with ex-boyfriend Tim Montgomery; She and husband Obadele Thompson also have a 6-month-old son together.

Source: Oprah.com