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Advocating for Justice After A Wrongful Conviction

Advocating for Justice After A Wrongful Conviction

Convicted of a crime that he did not commit and sentenced to 28 years in a maximum-security prison Jarrett Adams served nearly 10 years before being exonerated. Adams used the injustice he endured as inspiration to become an advocate and attorney for the underserved. Lidia meets with Jarret virtually to cook one of her favorite pasta recipes, Bucatini with pancetta, tomatoes and onions.
Clip Length 06:35 Premiere: 12/14/21

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Funding for LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Lidia Celebrates America

About Lidia Celebrates America

In this hour-long Lidia Celebrates America special, Lidia travels from big cities to small pockets of rural America, both in person and virtually, to share the inspiring stories of a diverse group of resilient Americans who have overcome extraordinary odds in their own lives, found purpose in serving their communities, and turned their loss into inspiring accomplishments.

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Length 55:45 Premiere Date 12/14/21

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