In a South Carolina prison sixty-six years ago, guards walked a 14-year-old boy, bible tucked under his arm, to the electric chair. At 5′ 1″ and 95 pounds, the straps didn’t fit, and an electrode was too big for his leg.
The switch was pulled and the adult sized death mask fell from George Stinney’s face. Tears streamed from his eyes. Witnesses recoiled in horror as they watched the youngest person executed in the United States in the past century die.
The world being the world…
I’ve always chosen to believe that Silvio survives, unlikely as that is. Silvio was always my favorite. The Wire is one of the greatest television shows of all time, but The Sopranos still shits all over it.
More violence here.