Dontae Sharpe was exonerated after 24 years in prison. That was not the end of his ordeal

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 07:00:05 GMT 1

Dontae Sharpe was exonerated after 24 years in prison. That was not the end of his ordeal


For many exonerees the struggle for justice carries on long after the prison gates have been flung open

Every year Dontae Sharpe braces himself for the pardoning of the Thanksgiving turkey.

It’s not that he objects to turkeys being spared the butcher’s knife. It’s that, from where he’s sitting, there are far more urgent candidates for a reprieve from the governor of North Carolina than a bird.

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