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Man pardoned after nearly four decades says he has much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Craig Coley was arrested for the murder of his ex-girlfriend and her son in 1978. But in 2017, he was pardoned as a result of decades of advocacy by detective Mike Bender. Now that Coley is free, the two men share a close friendship.

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