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On Hunger Strike, To Be on Death Row

On Hunger Strike, To Be on Death Row

Denis O’Hearn

Why would anyone want to go on death row?

A federal judge from Ohio once asked that question. To be specific, he asked, "Why would anyone rather be on death row than at Ohio State Penitentiary?"

Why, indeed!

I've been asking myself that question since I began visiting OSP Youngstown a few years ago.