Adjusting to freedom after 28 years in prison

President Obama commuted the sentence of Richard Reser of Wichita, 12 years before it was due to be completed. Now Reser is trying to adjust to life on the outside and the freedoms he was denied for 28 years while in prison.

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Kansas man released 12 years early by President Obama

After 28 years in prison, Richard Reser was released in December 2016 to a low-income home in Topeka. His sentence was commuted 12 years early by President Obama. Although he is enjoying freedom, he regrets the years that he lost and the many family members who died while he was in prison, including his son. (Video by Oliver Morrison / The Wichita Eagle)
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