Wrongfully convicted for a crime he did not commit, at 20, Richard Miles was sentenced to 60 years behind bars in a Texas prison and served 15. When he was released at age 34 and later fully exonerated, Miles decided to use his newfound freedom to reach back and help others restart their lives. In 2012, he started Miles of Freedom, a non-profit that equips, empowers, and employs individuals returning home from prison and their families. Over the past seven years, Miles and his group have worked with approximately 1,000 people.
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