"My grandmother told me, 'baby get out and stay out'"

Mar 20, 2018

Chris "Champ" Napier and Naomi Blech
Credit StoryCorps

Forty-five-year-old Chris "Champ" Napier spoke with StoryCorps facilitators about his challenging upbringing in Prichard, Alabama. He was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison, but received a pardon after 14 years. With a second chance at life, Napier has written a book, does motivational speaking at schools and prisons and has made it his mission to live by his grandmother's last words to him...


Edited by Kierra Wright