News 05.20.08

They’ll never be fully free

Eighteen people have been cleared by DNA in Dallas County after serving years in prison for crimes they didn’t commit, but the story doesn’t end at exoneration. They are released into a changed world, and it is a challenge to rebuild a life after so long. A CNN.com article and video explore the difficulty of life after exoneration, and profile Wiley Fountain, who was homeless and has now disappeared, and James Woodard, who was released last month and is working to rebuild his life.


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