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I Am Troy Davis by Marlowe, Jen; Davis-Correia, Martina; Davis, Troy Anthony, 9781608462940
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  • ISBN: 9781608462940 | 1608462943
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/24/2013
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"Those of us who know Troy Davis, who sat with him, who talked to him, know that he was somebody who was full of love, full of love for his family, full of love for humanity, full of love for a movement he was born into, a movement for civil and human rights in this country."--Ben Jealous, president of the NAACP "Martina Correia's heroic fight to save her brother's life while battling for her own serves as a powerful testament for activists."--Liliana Segura, The Nation In 1991 Troy Davis was sentenced to death in Savannah, Georgia. Troy's sister Martina staunchly defended Troy's innocence. In 2001 Martina was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer. Martina fought fiercely for her life and Troy's. Troy was executed in September, 2011, and Martina succumbed in December. I Am Troy Davisis an intimate portrayal of Martina, Troy, and the courageous Davis family. Jen Marlowe,a human rights activist, writer, and filmmaker, is the author of The Hour of Sunlight: One Palestinian's Journey from Prisoner to Peacemakerand Darfur Diaries: Stories of Survival. Martina Davis-Correiawas Amnesty USA's co-Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator for Georgia. Martina was also a leading advocate for women with breast cancer. She was twice named Savannah's "Unstoppable Woman." Sister Helen Prejean wrote the internationally acclaimed book Dead Man Walking.She educates about the death penalty by lecturing, organizing, and writing.

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