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Linda Carty: Death’s Waiting Room

By Mary Fitzgerald  

A life-sized replica of home on Death Row

In late July, I flew to Texas to visit an impressive woman called Linda Carty. Linda is a 52-year-old grandmother who was born in St Kitts, but has lived most of her adult life in Texas.

When I first arrived in Houston, I went to meet Linda’s daughter, Jovelle, who is studying law. I met Jovelle’s two beautiful young boys, and I met Linda’s mother, Enid, a soft spoken women whose accent…

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