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Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series

Presented by Samford University at Samford University Wright Center, Birmingham AL

Apr 16 2019
Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series

Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education is proud to present The New York Times bestselling author of The Sun Does Shine, How I Found Freedom on Death Row Anthony Ray Hinton, as the 2019 Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author.

Through the vision of Tom and Marla Corts, and provided by their generosity of spirit, Samford is proud to present Anthony Ray Hinton, as the 2019 Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author. Mr. Hinton will speak about his personal memoir The Sun Does Shine, How I Found Freedom on Death Row.

In 1985, Hinton was arrested and wrongfully convicted with two counts of capital murder. At the time, he was only twenty-nine years old. A case of mistaken identity placed Hinton in solitude at Holman State

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ADMISSION INFO

General admission tickets are available for $10 and include a book signing following the event.

VIP Tickets are also available for $50 and include a reception at 6 p.m. with Hinton, a signed copy of The Sun Does Shine and reserved seating.

Contact: 205-725-2853

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Samford University Wright Center

800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229

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