by on August 30, 2018
welcome to my first blog! before i start, Hi my name is Payton! (now that thats out of the way) I started going to a new school. this is the third week that I have been here. i thought it woud be almost impossible to fit in or not be very lonely. However i couldn't have been more wrong. there some bumps, but they dont really matter. over all everything went by very smoothly. I have not had any suicidal thoughts for almost a month! i havent felt better,I even go to my churches youth group with...
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by on July 20, 2018 We are the 99 percent. 
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by on June 6, 2018
Top story on HuffPost right now: Kim Kardashian visited President Donald Trump on May 31, 2018. While there she advocated for justice for a number of people who were unjustly imprisoned. One of them was Alice Mary Johnson, serving more than twenty years on a life sentence with no chance of parole in a drug related matter. Ms. Kardashian's efforts paid off today when President Trump granted Ms. Johnson clemency. My case is small potatoes compared to harrowing experiences Ms. Johnson is likely to ...
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by on June 1, 2018
Trump Donation For Pardon on An attorney I consulted with in 2016 prior to the election suggested there were favorable points in my record that would make applying for a Presidential Pardon a reasonable step to take. Depending on who was elected. I had pretty much given up on Trump as a likely pardoner in my circumstance until I heard of the unusual way he was giving some people pardons. Thus was conceived the below GoFundMe campaign for a presidential pardon, unlikely and peculi...
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by on March 28, 2018
This is the story of my wrongful imprisonment, the very first attempt to talk about it publicly at TED. In 2014 I spoke at TED Week at UCLA Anderson to raise questions about the issues of injustice that directly or indirectly affect every American. I am now sharing my story with you and am asking you to share it with others to raise awareness and spark change: TED video Teaser on YouTube (~1min): At 6:30am on the morning of January 7, 2010 I was living what s...
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by on March 28, 2018
White Sox rehires wrongly-convicted man 01:38 (CNN)After spending 23 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Nevest Coleman is back at work with the Chicago White Sox. Coleman, then a 25-year-old groundskeeper with the White Sox, was convicted of the 1994 rape and murder of a Chicago woman and sentenced to life in prison without parole. He was freed last year after DNA found on the victim was linked to a serial rapist. Friends and family contacted the White Sox after his relea...
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