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Sharron Report 1 Feb 2013 23:48

Sixty years ago last Monday, two days after I began my life, a young man was deprived of his in Wandsworth Prison.

Derek Bentley was hanged.


jax Report 2 Feb 2013 00:06

I had read that one before when googling what happened on the day OH was born...obviously he was 60 on monday