Nathaniel is kidnapped by the woman whose family was killed in a car accident involving Joe, Nathaniel's father, who selfishly and recklessly drove drunk. Sandra Mills is an alcoholic and struggling with life. Claire visits Darlene Jones, a prisoner on Death Row who she has planned teach to read. Dinah writes a letter to Darlene which Claire has to read to her, asking her to meet her before her time runs out. Dinah shares a poem that she wrote and Claire encourages Darlene to leave a special poem, letter, song or home movie to her own little girl and to set her child free of herself, while rejecting her own mother from the execution.
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In 1998 the 3rd season opened with an two part episode that began on 'Touched by an Angel'. The 'Promised Land' episode was entitled "Vengeance is Mine, Part 2". In some syndicated airings of 'Touched by an Angel', "Vengeance is Mine, Part 2" is turned into a 'Angel' episode with their main credits, and the 'Promised Land' cast billed as guest stars. See more
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