” It’s hard to explain exactly what it feels like to be judged. There’s a shame to it. Even when you know you’re innocent. It still feels like you are coated in something dirty and evil. “


” When it seems like the whole world thinks you’re bad, it’s hard to hang on to your goodness. “


” I loved to read books in the free world, and there was a lot of time to sit around and do nothing in prison. When you read, it opens up your mind, it helped us take our minds away from where we were. “


” Believe me, when you’re sitting on death row, you want the appeal process to take time, as long as you’re going through it, you’re going to be alive. “


” I witnessed other inmates’ time run out, and I’d be lying if I said you don’t ask yourself, ‘Wow, is that going to happen to me? “


” When the very people that you been taught to believe in – the police, the D.A., these are the people that are supposed to stand for justice – and when you know that they lied to you, it’s hard for you to have trust in anybody. “


” Everybody that played a part in sending me to death row, you will answer to God. “


” I want you to know there is a God. He sits high, but he looks low. He will destroy, but yet he will defend – and he defended me. “


” I shouldn’t have sat on death row 30 years. All they had to do was test the gun. But when you think you are high and mighty and you’re above the law, you don’t have to answer to nobody, but I’ve got news for you. “


” You never think of your freedom until it’s taken away from you, and once it’s taken… So, it means everything to me. You couldn’t put a price tag on it. “


” When you’re poor and black in America, you stand a greater chance of going to prison for something you didn’t do. “



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I loved to read books in the free world, and there was a lot of time to sit around and do nothing in prison. When you read, it opens up your mind, it helped us take our minds away from where we were.
Believe me, when you
I witnessed other inmates
When the very people that you been taught to believe in - the police, the D.A., these are the people that are supposed to stand for justice - and when you know that they lied to you, it
Everybody that played a part in sending me to death row, you will answer to God.
I want you to know there is a God. He sits high, but he looks low. He will destroy, but yet he will defend - and he defended me.
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You never think of your freedom until it
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