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Exonerated Gang Member "Not Bitter at All' About Spending Two Decades in Jail

A Los Angeles man imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn't commit was exonerated and set free from prison on Monday.

Cheers erupted in the courtroom as the judge exonerated John Edward Smith of a drive-by shooting in 1993, NBC's Los Angeles affiliate NBC4 reported. Late Monday, Smith left Los Angeles Men's Central Jail.

Source: NBC News. Read full article. (link)

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