"Where Sadness Breathes" author Jack Earl, left, and local writer Laura Greenberg meet and discuss years of records, transcripts and photographs relating to Douglas Gretzler's trial and life on death row at Greenberg's home Friday, May 10, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz. Earl's aunt, uncle and cousins were among the 17 killed during Gretzler and Willie Steelman's inter-state crime spree 40 years ago.

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