Going to Jackson by Janice Daugharty
Approx. 7,270 words.
Published on May 18, 2010.
For thirty years the Crandell family, near Albany, Georgia, have been going to Jackson Prison, near Atlanta, to witness the execution of the killer of four family members. So far, each time, the Crandell's have been greeted with a stay of execution, but finally they see justice done. Their celebration is soured by unexpected emotions as they view the murderer draw his last breath