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Monday, August 21, 2017

Terri Steinberg

At the age of 20, Terri‘s son, Justin Wolfe, ex-high school football player and normal, average, all American, suburban kid was sentenced to death for a murder he did not commit. He has been on Virginia’s death row since 2002, becoming their youngest resident, and has had several stays of execution.

Terri heard about a group protesting the death penalty at the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. and decided to meet those fighting to abolish the death penalty. Terri began her own journey to save Justin’s life. She has spoken on many occasions with the Journey of Hope, including during our 2009 Germany tour.

As of 2011 Justin's sentence was vacated and he will get a new trial

Quotes

“I never thought about the death penalty until it landed in my back yard. Now that I’ve walked through those doors, I realize what a horrible place it is, not just for my son, but for everyone. I’ll continue to fight the death penalty for as long as I can.”