Lone Star Death: Last Statements from Death Row, Texas

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‘Yes, I want to tell everybody that I love everybody. Keep your heads up. We are all family, people of God Almighty. We’re all good. I’m ready. Are they already doing it? I’m gonna go to sleep. See you later. This stuff stings, man almighty.’

Rodrigo Hernandez, 38 Bexar county

Lastingstatement.com is a simple  but chilling record of the last statements, and sometimes photographs, of men and women who have been executed by the state of Texas since 1982. Cries of innocence, calls for forgiveness and last prayers to God or Allah interspersed with some straightforward remarks to the Warden –

‘All right, Warden, let’s do it.’ Dennis Dowthitt, 55, Montgomery county

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