See How An Innocent Man Reacts When Released After Spending 39 Years Behind Bars


This is Ricky Jackson. His 1975 murder conviction was down to the testimony of a 12-year-old child. Jackson spent 29 years in prison for a crime that he didn’t commit.

With the help of the Ohio Innocence Project, he was found wrongfully convicted.

This is him hearing the good news:



Ricky reflecting on his time spent behind bars…



Ricky was released after it emerged that the 12-year-old who testified against him was lying. Here is what Jackson had to say about it all.


Watch the full video here:

H/T: Upworthy

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