Picking Cotton: our memoir of injustice and redemption

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Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept. She was able to escape and eventually identified Ronald Cotton as her attacker. Ronald insisted that she was mistaken-but Jennifer's positive identification was the compelling evidence that put him behind bars. After eleven years, Ronald was allowed to take a DNA test that proved his innocence. He was released after serving more than a decade in prison for a crime he never committed. Two years later, Jennifer and Ronald met face to face-and forged an unlikely friendship that changed both of their lives. In their own words, Jennifer and Ronald unfold the harrowing details of their tragedy, and challenge our ideas of memory and judgment while demonstrating the profound nature of human grace and the healing power of forgiveness.
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Cotton, Ronald.
9781400111527 :$29.99
Read by Richard Allen and Karen White.
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In this true and inspiring book, a unique and transcendent friendship rises from the depths of a shocking crime and a devastating miscarriage of justice.

Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept. She was able to escape and eventually identified Ronald Cotton as her attacker. Ronald insisted that she was mistaken---but Jennifer's positive identification was the compelling evidence that put him behind bars. After eleven years, Ronald was allowed to take a DNA test that proved his innocence. He was released after serving more than a decade in prison for a crime he never committed. Two years later, Jennifer and Ronald met face to face---and forged an unlikely friendship that changed both of their lives.

In their own words, Jennifer and Ronald unfold the harrowing details of their tragedy, and challenge our ideas of memory and judgment while demonstrating the profound nature of human grace and the healing power of forgiveness.

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subject_facet Forgiveness -- Case studies, Rape -- North Carolina -- Burlington -- Case studies, Rape victims -- North Carolina -- Burlington -- Biography
title_display Picking Cotton : our memoir of injustice and redemption
title_full Picking Cotton : our memoir of injustice and redemption / Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton with Erin Torneo, Picking Cotton Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption, Picking cotton [electronic resource] : our memoir of injustice and redemption / Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton with Erin Torneo, Picking cotton [sound recording] : our memoir of injustice and redemption / Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton ; with Erin Torneo
title_short Picking Cotton :
title_sub our memoir of injustice and redemption
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