Freedom hasn't been easy for Kevin Strickland
For Kevin Strickland, who was released from prison late last year after serving 43 years for a crime he didn't commit, life on the outside hasn’t been easy. Now, in addition to adjusting to the mundane details of everyday life, he's working to educate others on defects in the criminal justice system.
They spent a combined sixty-six years behind bars for crimes they didn’t commit. Kevin Strickland and Ricky Kidd — who became friends in prison — talk about the hurdles of reintegrating into society after decades on the inside. Both men also speak to KCUR's Steve Kraske about the flaws and failings of the criminal justice system.
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