Life-sentences must eventually end with a death.

Death confronting lifers. It is this resistence to mercy that will ultimately damn us all. And while the original article was from boing-boing, one of the commentators offered the following link as well: http://drvitelli.typepad.com/providentia/2011/11/can-prisons-handle-aging-prisoners.html pointing to the Canadian burden.

The Other Death Sentence: the cost of keeping very old men in prison – Boing Boing

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