OKLAHOMA CITY — On a parched stretch of highway, across from a loan agency and a car wash, 25 wooden crosses stood alongside four lanes of traffic.
Twenty four of them were white. The 25th was splattered blood red, paint obscuring the name that had been written on it a few days before: James Coddington, a death-row inmate executed by the state of Oklahoma on August 25th.
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