Harry Connick, Sr.

Cousin had his own experience with the difficulties of re-entry. In 2008, shortly after he got out of prison, he pleaded
When St. Michael's High School in Santa Fe, New Mexico, sent out a letter in February about a proposed random drug testing program for next school year, it ignited a controversy among parents at the private school.
John Thompson has lived through more ups and downs than most of us will. In April 1985, he was convicted of an armed robbery he did not commit and sentenced to 49 and one half years in prison.
That's the message from the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision vacating a $15 million dollar jury award for John Thompson, a Louisiana man who spent 14 years on death row before being exonerated.
I know a lot of people who have grown up with a lot more advantages than John Thompson who don't have as much perspective as he does. I hope he wins his legal battle -- but John Thompson is a winner either way, and a win's a win.