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Alabama Man to Be Freed After 36 Years in Prison for Stealing $50 from a Bakery

HeadlineAug 29, 2019

In Alabama, an African-American man who spent 36 years in prison for stealing $50 from a bakery will soon be released. In 1983, Alvin Kennard was sentenced to life without parole under Alabama’s old three-strikes law, but a judge on Wednesday resentenced him to time served.

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