Jul 1, 2011
Photographer James Reynolds has taken “a series of photographs documenting former Death Row prisoners’ requests for their last meal before execution.”
The more I look at these, the sadder they become.
There’s nothing gross about these images, but looking at them still makes me feel nauseated. I imagine looking down at that tray and knowing it would be the last thing I’d ingest.
I can’t imagine having an appetite. And it’s quite clear from some of these prisoner’s choices that they don’t.
Depressing as the question is… Which of these would you choose if you had to?
I’d probably go with the Pall Malls. Or maybe the fruit, depending on how sentimental I was feeling.
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