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The Help- Kathryn Stockett

A Review by Stella Riunga

The Help is Kathryn Stockett’s first novel. So impressive a début was it that just two years after it was published (2009) it had been turned into a film by DreamWorks Studios. 1,267 more words

Mississippi River

I went for a boat ride on the Mississippi river when I saw this boat coming just before dusk.  I couldn’t resist taking a picture of it.

Memphis – Where is Elvis?

On our stop in Memphis we were expecting lots of Elvis signs, music and impersonators everywhere but we could not find Elvis anywhere downtown, just a statue in a small green area. 1,223 more words


Marlon Howell

Marlon Howell was convicted and sentenced to death based on a ridiculous lineup and testimony from two admitted criminals who had a whole lot to gain. 51 more words


Rachel Moore

Rachel Moore is serving a life sentence in Mississippi for shooting her abusive husband.

After Rachel’s husband beat her one evening, she grabbed a shotgun. She fired a warning shot into the air and gave him several verbal warnings to stay away from her. 11 more words

False Accusation

Aaron Finley

Aaron Finley was wrongly convicted of murder on the accusation of the true killer, bribed with a reduced sentence, and a very dubious identification that placed him in a car with the killer before the murder. 737 more words