Black Positive People : Wrongly Convicted Man Stays Positive

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    Wrongly convicted man freed after 38 years

    Barney Brown visits the high school he never got to attend to share an important message. What kept him going

    http://www.yahoo.com/


     
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    This man spent 38 years in prison, because they lost the record showing he had been acquitted. SMH at this...
     
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    This system is evil.
     
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    That's the most pathetic excuse for taking 38 years of a man's life I have ever heard. "Lost his record" that he was acquitted!!! SMH!

    I am glad he now has an audience and MAYBE, just MAYBE, he will inspire some of our youth to embrace education as he did.
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa and Peace and Love!



    .......Yes TXDiamond, pretty sad indeed. The only thing salvageable is perhaps the fact that those at the high school listening to the brother stand the chance to benefit from the mistakes and misfortune.

     
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    .......Yes it is Chevron and we know whose in control:)

     
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    .......:toasts: I see what you see happening.

     
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    abstract219 ...standing on the shoulders of giants MEMBER

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    A crying shame. 38years.

    Im all for forgiveness. But I think I would get an attorney.

    He remains an inspiration, tho.
     
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    ......Yes indeed, on both accounts, its a crying shame and he is an inspiration.


     
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    Proverbs31Woman Be kinder than necessary! MEMBER

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    watery yes...

    What a shame..in at 14 yrs and out at 56 yrs! This man was definitely "kept" while serving his time..his humility and calm spirit amazes me and I was truly touched by his emotion. Just think, unfortunately, there were many innocent lifers who served their sentences out to the grave..story untold. His time wasn't served in vain..this has added to the many causes tirelessly making a difference..one by one.
     
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