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Guest column: We were proved innocent, but get little from a stingy Louisiana | The Advocate

By March 13, 2020 No Comments

How would your life and the lives of your family be impacted if you were wrongly imprisoned for one week? One month? One year? How would that wrongful incarceration affect your career, financial stability, physical and mental health? How much money would be adequate to make up for that lost time?

We served a combined 28 years in prison for two unrelated crimes that we did not commit. We were working towards completing our educations and advancing our careers when we were accused, convicted and sentenced to life in prison for crimes we had nothing to do with. Our lives had become a storyline in a horror movie.

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