An open letter from Gary Bennett to the man who framed him in Brevard County … #goodtrouble
You are never too young or too old to get into good trouble, necessary trouble ~ Rep. John Lewis
I’ve never met Gary Bennett, but I’ve had the honor of meeting some of his family, including his mother, the Marvelous Ms. Maxine (pictured right), whom I continue to miss. Death denied her a reunion with Gary … as it did Gary’s father, his brother, and one of his sisters. The heartbreak of denied reunions is only part of the burden the family continues to bear … their ongoing financial sacrifices have devastated their personal lives. That they have been taxed without representation for close to 32 years is clear as can be, and they weren’t just defrauded to wrongly incarcerate Gary: he is but one of dozens framed in Brevard County, Florida using oft-disgraced dog handler John Preston.
Gary’s frame-up was different from the others in that he was framed
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