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Author of "Dead Man Walking" to Give Lecture at TMC

Thomas More College, in conjunction with the Diocese of Covington and Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, will welcome Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of "Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States" and "The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions."

This event will take place on the Thomas More College campus November 9 beginning at 7 p.m. Sr. Prejean’s first book was adapted into the critically acclaimed movie Dead Man Walking. She has spent the past three decades tirelessly educating citizens about the death penalty and counseling individual death row prisoners, and has accompanied six men to their deaths. Earlier this year, she testified in the trial of convicted Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Sr. Prejean is presently working on another book, River of Fire: My Spiritual Journey.

Sr. Prejean’s lecture will be at the Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel. Reception and book signing will be in Steigerwald Hall in the Saints Center on Thomas More College’s Campus at 333 Thomas More Parkway in Crestview Hills.

This event is free and open to the public.

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