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Life of freedom awaits Gaile Owens from The Tennessean, 9/29/11

Friday, September 30, 2011


The article reports, “In the next 30 days, Gaile Owens will re-enter a much different world from the one she left behind in the 1980s. When she was convicted in 1986 and sentenced to die for hiring a man to kill her husband, the Internet was an obscure collection of research computers, cable television was largely a luxury and cellphones were heavier than bricks and the purview of only the wealthiest Americans. Life moves faster today. For 26 years, Owens has lived behind bars. Within one to three weeks, she will walk out of the Tennessee Prison for Women and ease back into freedom and there will be quite an adjustment period.”

Read the full article at: http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110929/NEWS01/309290067/Life-freedom