- Sister Helen Prejean ministers to prisoners on death row
- She dedicated her life to ending death penalty after witnessing an execution 30 years ago
- She gained fame with her book "Dead Man Walking" that became a movie in 1995
- She says the entire death penalty system is botched
New Orleans, Louisiana (CNN)Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape. It's clear why friends insist on driving when they are with her. She could rival NASCAR's Danica Patrick on the gas pedal. Age -- she turned 75 this year -- hasn't slowed her down.