8 episodes

FOR LIFE: The Podcast is a 6-part series exploring real stories from men and women who were wrongfully convicted, yet prevailed against unthinkable odds, and emerged with grace and newfound purpose. It's about the human stories, the tested relationships, and the triumphs of the human spirit. Hosted by Isaac Wright, Jr.

Produced in collaboration with Sony Pictures Television and ABC's new drama, FOR LIFE, airing Tuesdays at 10pm/9pm Central.

FOR LIFE: The Podcast Sony Pictures Television & ABC

    • Documentary
    • 5.0, 173 Ratings

FOR LIFE: The Podcast is a 6-part series exploring real stories from men and women who were wrongfully convicted, yet prevailed against unthinkable odds, and emerged with grace and newfound purpose. It's about the human stories, the tested relationships, and the triumphs of the human spirit. Hosted by Isaac Wright, Jr.

Produced in collaboration with Sony Pictures Television and ABC's new drama, FOR LIFE, airing Tuesdays at 10pm/9pm Central.

    Part 6: Antione Day

    Part 6: Antione Day

    In 1990, Antione Day, a 28-year-old father of five and musician, had just returned from an out-of-town gig when he heard that local police were looking to ask him some questions about a recent robbery-homicide in his neighborhood. He had no idea that his freedom -- and his family -- would be ripped away from him for over a decade. In this episode, Antione talks about how his wrongful conviction also robbed his children of the father they needed, but with love and time, they are on the road to healing.

    • 39 min
    Part 5: Christopher Ochoa

    Part 5: Christopher Ochoa

    In 1988, 22-year-old Christopher Ochoa was working at a pizza chain restaurant in Austin, Texas, when a tragic crime and a coerced false confession shattered his life and tore him from his family. Chris relates the harrowing events that led to his own wrongful conviction, and his forced implication of his coworker. Despite painfully dark moments in prison, Chris explains how compassion from others helped him endure -- and how finding his own compassion drove him to become an attorney and advocate.

    • 38 min
    Part 4: Kwame Ajamu

    Part 4: Kwame Ajamu

    Kwame Ajamu was 17 years old when he, his brother, and their friend were convicted of robbery and murder in 1975. The only evidence against them was the fabricated testimony of a 12-year-old boy. Still, all three men were sentenced to death. In this chapter, Kwame describes how education became his refuge during his 28 years in prison, and how his personal transformation would turn him into the man who would exonerate the three, and eventually find the love and support he needed.

    • 43 min
    Coming up on FOR LIFE: The Podcast

    Coming up on FOR LIFE: The Podcast

    A preview of the upcoming episodes when we resume on March 10th

    • 1 min
    Part 3: Gloria Killian

    Part 3: Gloria Killian

    Gloria Killian was a former law student with no criminal record when she was implicated in a 1981 murder and robbery. She was sentenced to 32 years to life in prison. In this chapter, Gloria shares how the community she found in prison and her work helping her fellow inmates, along with her unlikely friendship with a social justice advocate, would change the course of her life.

    • 36 min
    Part 2: Richard Miles

    Part 2: Richard Miles

    Late one night in 1994, 19-year-old Richard Miles called his roommate from a payphone on his way home. He was at the wrong place at the wrong time. A nearby shooting, a case of mistaken identification, and brazen prosecutorial misconduct would put him behind bars for 15 years. Richard shares how faith and family helped him survive -- and how one lucky break led to his exoneration.  

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
173 Ratings

173 Ratings

Fesuni ,

Fantastic

A timely and important new piece of work that all people with an interest in criminal justice reform should hear. Empathic, relatable and honest, all of these stories deserve to be championed and I’m glad someone is doing it! Kudos to the host, producers and subjects for bringing these stories to light and offering us all a glimpse at how pervasive injustice can be in America.

Mrs. Sofine ,

For Life

My heart goes out to all your hosts/hostesses that have been harmed by the system. It is hard to get your head around so many years wasted, and you are an inspiration!!! I am so sorry for what you went through, and in awe of what you accomplish now!

nlop0331 ,

What a powerful podcast!!!

Thank you for these stories. There is an assumption that if a person has been arrested charged then they must have done it or they wouldn’t be charging them is unfortunately not the case in many times! It’s moving to hear that these cases are brought to light and these people are getting fought for!! Can’t wait to hear more!! God bless you and your story is amazing!

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