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From the Archives: Light on Death Row

“I know that opposing the death penalty will not be easy for U.S. Friends, as the tide of public opinion […]

Biography from the 1996 issue: Jan Arriens is an English Quaker of Dutch descent. He studied at Cambridge, spent ten years as a diplomat in the Australian Foreign Service, and has been a freelance translator for the past 17 years.

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Marvin Wilson in a 2006 photo.

Witness to an Execution

A prison correspondence leads to a feared request.

Rich Van Dellen is a member of Rochester (Minn.) Meeting. He is a husband, father, and grandfather, and a retired physician. He is assistant clerk of Friends General Conference and a former trustee member of Friends Publishing Corporation.  He wishes to thank Myron Bietz for his review of the article and suggestions.

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Light on Death Row

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