Death row exoneree Curtis McCarty shared his story with three Nebraska communities last week, making stops in North Platte, Lexington, and McCook.
Curtis spent nearly two decades on death row for a murder he did not commit before a lucky break allowed him to prove his innocence. He was exonerated in 2007.
Curtis spoke about his conviction and time on death row to enthralled audiences at churches in all three communities. He also shared his story with a packed room over lunch at the McCook senior center.
As always, audience members were captivated by Curtis’ story and full of questions. Several people told us that hearing Curtis speak finally convinced them that the death penalty is simply not worth holding onto.
Thanks to everyone who attended these events, promoted them, and helped to make them a success!