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The Draw of Death Row

With “dark tourism” on the rise, Huntsville’s prison museum is thriving.

The gift shop offers shirts honoring the electric chair: "Home of Old Sparky," and the museum's visitors get a 'selectively edited' history of corrections....Read More

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The Interview: Anthony Graves

Life after death row and the search for justice.

Graves spent 18 years in prison, 12 on death row. Now that his former prosecutor has been disbarred, Graves talks about forgiveness and life going forward....Read More

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Letters from Death Row: The Biology of Trauma

New studies show that trauma biologically alters the brains of young boys in ways that affect their adult behavior.

Texas executes more of its citizens—almost all of them men—than any other state. New studies show that trauma biologically alters the brains of young boys i...Read More

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