"Like most New Year's resolutions, I didn't do too well. Jason not being with us is hard enough for them to understand. My sorrow only makes that worse," Anderson wrote in a letter to the federal judge presiding over a plea deal that calls for BP PLC to pay a record $4.5 billion in penalties for the 2010 disaster.
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UPDATED 18:46 PM EST, January 16, 2013