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August 28, 2014

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In this Jan. 29, 2004, file photo, former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter holds up the writ of habeas corpus that freed him from prison during a news conference held in Sacramento, Calif. Carter, who spent almost 20 years in jail after twice being convicted of a triple murder he denied committing, died at his home in Toronto, Sunday, April 20, 2014, according to long-time friend and co-accused John Artis. He was 76.

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In this Jan. 29, 2004, file photo, former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter holds up the writ of habeas corpus that freed him from prison during a news conference held in Sacramento, Calif. Carter, who spent almost 20 years in jail after twice being convicted of a triple murder he denied committing, died at his home in Toronto, Sunday, April 20, 2014, according to long-time friend and co-accused John Artis. He was 76.