Fresh Air For Aug. 12, 2019: Sister Helen Prejean And 'Honeyland' Documentary Hear the Fresh Air program for August 12, 2019

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Sister Helen Prejean has written a new memoir called River of Fire, detailing her spiritual life before her activism against the death penalty. Michael Lionstar/Random House hide caption

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Sister Helen Prejean On Witnessing Executions: 'I Couldn't Let Them Die Alone'

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Beekeeper Hatidze Muratova lives in a ruggedly mountainous area of Macedonia. She has a simple rule: When you harvest honey, you only take half — and leave the other half for the bees. Neon hide caption

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The Beekeeper Of 'Honeyland' Knows All Too Well: Respect Nature, Or Get Stung

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