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Sister Helen Prejean to speak Nov. 9

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

ST. ANDREW DEANERY — Sister of St. Joseph of Medaille Helen Prejean, best known for her book Dead Man Walking and her work in opposing capital punishment, will speak on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., at St. Susanna Parish, 616 Reading Rd., Mason.

Sister Helen Prejean
Sister Helen Prejean (CNS file photo)

The topic of her talk is “Dead Men Walking: The Journey Continues.”

Since 1984, Sister Helen has divided her time between educating citizens about the death penalty and counseling individual death row prisoners. In 2004 she authored The Death of Innocents, analyzing the cases of two men executed for crimes she believed they did not commit.

The event is free and open to the public.

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