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Stewart to Appeal Five-Month Sentence
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Stewart to Appeal Five-Month Sentence

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Stewart to Appeal Five-Month Sentence

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Martha Stewart arrives at federal court on July 16, 2004, for sentencing.

Martha Stewart arrives at federal court on July 16, 2004, for sentencing. © Reuters hide caption

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Martha Stewart, sentenced Friday to five months behind bars and five more months of home detention for her role in a stock-trading scandal, says she is "unafraid" and vows to make a comeback. Her judge suspended the sentence while Stewart appeals, and the value of her company's stock rose more than 30 percent. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.

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