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Michael Morton on the Long Road to Justice

When Michael Morton walked out of prison in 2011, it was the close of a story that would put most legal thrillers to shame. Having spent 25 years in prison following a wrongful conviction for the murder of his wife, Morton was finally a free man, and he would eventually see the man who sent him to prison put—if only briefly—behind bars. Morton tells that story in his new memoir, Getting Life: An Innocent Man’s 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace.