Light in the Darkness Around Us (5A)

Posted February 5, 2017 12:43 pm by Editor

Light in the Darkness Around Us (5A)

If I’d won a scholarship to Harvard Law School the day before I went off to the seminary, I sure might have been tempted. It’s a fabled place and its graduates have their pick of very well-paying jobs. Bryan Stevenson was a young black man from a poor family who got the chance to go to Harvard. But he didn’t line up an impressive job with a prestigious law firm: he went to work defending men facing execution in the American South. Making enormous personal sacrifices, he went straight from Harvard’s leafy campus to death row. The title of his

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