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Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

JENNIFER THOMPSON-CANNINO lives in North Carolina with her family. She speaks frequently about the need for judicial reform, and is a member of the North Carolina Actual Innocence Commission, the advisory committee for Active Voices, and the Constitution Project. Her op-eds have appeared in the New York Times, the Durham-Herald Sun, and the Tallahassee Democrat.

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    Book trailer for the unforgettable true story of an unlikely friendship forged between a woman and the man she misidentified as her attacker and sent to prison for eleven years. In their new book, Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton recount the harrowing details of their tragedy, challenging our ideas about memory and judgment while demonstrating the profound nature of human grace and the healing power of forgiveness.

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Picking Cotton

Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton with Erin Torneo

Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept. She was able to escape, and eventually positively identified Ronald Cotton as her attacker....

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