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Death Row Resident Reveals Poignant Childhood Trauma – Compassion Prison Project Interviews author Jarvis Jay Masters

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Compassion Prison Project Founder and Compassion in Action podcast host, Fritzi Horstman, has released a riveting, in-depth interview with San Quentin death row resident and author, Jarvis Jay Masters, author of “That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row.” Oprah Winfrey has recently selected “That Bird Has My Wings” as her latest pick for Oprah’s Book Club.

Ex-Death Row Exonerees Demand Stay of Hank Skinner Execution

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry, 27 exonerated ex-death row survivors – all members of the group Witness to Innocence – urged the governor to halt the execution of Hank Skinner and allow for DNA testing in his case. Skinner, who was sentenced to death for a 1995 triple murder, has a scheduled execution date of November 9.