Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Day My Brother Took a Life and Changed Mine Forever

I grew up idolizing my brother. Then he killed a man.
Drive the backroads of South Carolina to the small town of Ridgeville, and you’ll be greeted by a large, handmade sign reading “Your sins killed Jesus” amid the pine forests and small barns. I grew up traveling those roads but only recently noticed the sign, long after I had stopped caring about sin and consequence or what either of those things means.
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