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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Randy Gardner

Randy and a friend in Uganda 2011 - Picture proudly taken from Kathy Ozzard Chism - Dream One World

Randy Gardner is the brother of Ronnie Lee Gardner, who was executed by the state of Utah on June 18, 2010, by firing squad, a first in the USA in 14 years. Randy bought 160 acres of property in northwest Box Elder County in 2002 and started Back to Basics Farm & Ranch. Its mission is to teach youth about farming, ranching and organic gardening — something Ronnie Lee had taken great interest in prison. Randy helps young people to give back to their communities and in turn to gain dignity and self worth.

Facts

Journey of Hope Board member

Quotes

I don’t care if you’re innocent or guilty; we don’t have a right to take a person’s life.