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Walk the Talk Show: Sister Helen Prejean

Sister Mary Prejean has some powerful words to say about forgiveness.


Helen Prejean Roman Catholic Nun and leading advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. She is the author of the bestseller "Dead Man Walking" (which was made into a movie staring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn). Israel and I were fortunate to spend some time with Helen in 1998 when she first spoke in Oklahoma. She's an amazing person.


In this extended web-only interview, Sister Helen Prejean talks about the 20th anniversary of her landmark book "Dead Man Walking," that chronicles her years of anti-death penalty activism. [includes rush transcript]


“I want the last face you see in this world to be the face of love, so you look at me when they do this thing. I’ll be the face of love for you.” - #Sister Helen Prejean (Dead Man Walking)