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Democracy Now interview (November 23, 2011)

Posted by Peter Pringle on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 

onia Jacobs and Peter Pringle each served years on death row—Jacobs here in the United States and Pringle in Ireland. Both were exonerated after their convictions were overturned for murders that they steadfastly maintained they did not commit. They began dating shortly after meeting while both publicly campaigning against the death penalty. Their wedding earlier this month was perhaps the first of its kind: the union ...
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Irish Times interview (January 21, 2012)

Posted by Peter Pringle on Tuesday, January 24, 2012,

Irish Times interview
January 21st, 2012, with Lorna Siggins

INTERVIEW: Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle were both handed down the death penalty after being convicted of murders they did not commit. LORNA SIGGINS hears how they met the challenge and how the experience led them to each other

WHEN SUNNY JACOBS was in solitary confinement in a US correctional institution, having had a death sentence converted to life imprisonment, she relied on her creativity to keep her sanity. In imagining many thi...

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