After facing 25 years of unjust imprisonment and the threat of a death penalty, Willie Green today is a free and changed man. God gave him hope during that time, using it all for Willie’s good. Now he wants to share that message with any who feel shackled and hopeless. Willie lives in Fresno, California.

Just to Be Free is the true story of Willie Green, reflecting on a life of unexpected turns across the United States, intersections with pivotal moments in civil rights history, and a downhill descent into the utter hopelessness of death row. Through this twisting journey and and despite merciless odds, Willie discovers with painful clarity what it really means to find hope and who he is truly meant to be.

Freedom may seem far off and the surrounding darkness draws near… but there’s a strength to endure every circumstance.