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April 16. 2013 11:49AM

‘Central Park Five’ member Yusef Salaam on the Ken Burns documentary

“It’s been good therapy for me having people finally see the truth of what happened and finding out that we weren’t guilty,” said Salaam, who was just 15 when he was arrested for the rape. “So many people know that we were arrested and went to jail for the crime. But they didn’t know we were found not guilty years later. That news wasn’t covered as much.”



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