176. $10 Million for 20 Years

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An innocent man spent 20 years in jail. got out when he was 58. Two years , New York City awarded him $10 million. Alan been convicted of murdering a woman. He hadn’t that woman. He hadn’t murdered anyone. He was . A cop had murdered the woman. That cop testified that Alan murdered the woman. The jury the cop. Everyone trusts cops. The cop later to jail. Alan said getting out of jail the happiest day of his life. He thought was going to die there. “It’s terrible to locked up for something you didn’t do,” he . “It’s terrible when nobody believes you.” Alan was with the award. But he said nothing would make him happier than getting out of jail. even $10 million. “The money is real nice,” said, “but nothing compares to freedom.”