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How a Wrongfully Convicted Man Became My Mentor

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter’s legacy lives on

David McCallum III. Exonerated in 2014 after having spent 29 years in prison.

Iwas part of a rag-tag crew assembled by Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, to free a man, a friend, called David McCallum III from 29 years of wrongful imprisonment.

My beginnings with Rubin, however, were a little stranger than fiction. It began with a letter I wrote, which traveled from…

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