Anthony Ray Hinton shares his story with HuffPost
HuffPost just released a video profiling exoneree Anthony Ray Hinton. In the video, Hinton discusses his wrongful conviction and how it happened. He also talks about the years he lost while on death row for a crime he didn't commit. He opens up about the things he missed out on, like starting a family, and not being able to be there for his mother at her death.
Hinton also talks about how his experiences have motivated him to speak out about the issues in the criminal justice system. He enjoys speaking to young people because he know that they are the future lawyers and law enforcement officers that are capable of preventing future wrongful convictions.
"My goal is to educate, more so than anything, that we don't need the death penalty in this country." - Anthony Ray Hinton
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