Man sentenced to 37.5 years with no parole for selling one gram of crack cocaine

This is an interview with Darrell Padgett, a former inmate in the federal prison system. Darrell, then-father of an 18-month old baby, was sentenced to 37.5 years in federal prison for selling one gram of crack cocaine to an undercover police officer.

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Darrell tells his story, what it was like to be in prison, and how his wife waited for 20 years for him to get out. She was also waiting for him when he walked out of prison two decades later. Darrell also discusses how he spent 20 years studying law so he could fight for his own early release, despite the fact that the government gave him no chance for parole.

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