Virginia prison chaplain pens powerful accounts of his time on death row

Authors Russ Ford (R), Todd Peppers and researcher Charles Peppers (L) (Credit: Sandy Hausman)

It’s been nearly two years since Virginia abolished the death penalty, but some people are still dealing with its consequences. 

Russell Ford was a minister who accompanied 28 men to the electric chair, and he’s written a memoir about that experience. 

He sat down with Sandy Hausman to share some of his memories.  And we should mention that some of those stories are graphic.

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