In this frame grab from video provided by WAFB-TV 9, Glenn Ford, 64, talks to the media as he leaves a maximum security prison, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Angola, La., after having spent nearly 26 years on death row. (AP Photo/WAFB-TV 9)
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A man who spent 30 years on death row in Louisiana has walked free after a court threw out his murder conviction.Glenn Ford, 64, one of the longest-serving death row prisoners in the United States, was ordered to be released after new information cleared him of a 1983 murder. Ford, an African-American who had been on death row since 1984 after his conviction by an all-white jury, said he has missed out on much of his life.A judge ordered that Ford be freed after prosecutors petitioned the court to release him, said the Capital Post Conviction Project of Louisiana.
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