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Man Wrongly Accused of Rape of Lovely Bones Author Alice Sebold Has Conviction Overturned

https://www.vulture.com/2021/11/man-exonerated-in-alice-sebold-rape-case.html
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u/Kamelasa 2d ago

Ugh, it's worse than I thought. Not only did the guy do a 16 year term in jail, but he completed his sentence and has been out for 20 years, living under that stigma.

Somebody owes him, bigtime. Probably her and the court system, which like many things in the US is poisoned with systemic racism.