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The Central Park Five

Thirty-Three Years Later

The Central Park Five as adults

Early on the morning of April 20, 1989, Trisha Meili was found unconscious, tied up, badly beaten, and repeatedly raped in New York’s Central Park. She was rushed to the hospital and remained in a coma for two weeks. When she wakened, she had no recollection of the attack.

“The woman is bleeding from five deep cuts across her forehead and scalp; patients who…

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