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author Alice Sebold in public apologized Anthony Broadwater, first convicted of her rape in 1981, was overturned last week after serious issues were raised with his prosecution.

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Sebold, 58, apologized in a statement The Associated Press, posted later medium, in which he wrote that “he will always be sorry for what was done to him.”

Broadwater, 61, was acquitted by a New York state judge last week of the 1981 rape after it emerged that the case against him was “extremely flawed,” according to new York Times,

He relentlessly defended his innocence since being arrested at age 20, but spent 16 years in prison for the crime before being released in 1998, after which he had to register as a sex offender – a stigma that He described as “Wound,

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