On June 28, 2019 the state of Texas issued two new death warrants and brings, as of today, the number of up coming executions to 9 for 2019, most likely the number will probably grow between now and the fall.
Robert Sparks, on death row for 11 years, is scheduled to die by lethal injection on September 25, 2019 and Justen Hall, on death row for 14 years, on November 6, 2019. So far, Texas is responsible for 3 of the 9 executions carried out this year in the USA.
Since his arrival on death row in March 1995, Hank has lost close to 400 friends to the state killings. The emotional trauma is immeasurable and he states that from his whole ordeal, losing friends to execution is the most traumatic experience of all.