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Gregg Popovich speaks out about wrongful confinement

October 2nd was Wrongful Conviction Day.

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October 2nd was #WrongfulConvictionDay

Sister Helen Prejean, whose book Dead Man Walking was made into a major motion picture, has been bringing awareness to the injustices of wrongful convictions for years.

Amanda Knox, who spent nearly four years in an Italian prison before being exonerated, also pointed out the problem of racial bias in the United States prisons.

We live in an imperfect world. It’s good to know there are some fighting for justice, and working to correct the imperfections in the system that take lives.

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