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In spite of these great accomplishments, Mr. Crampton still remains on parole for a crime he is innocent of, and will remain on parole until according to Wisconsin law. We cannot tell you how difficult is has been for Mr. Crampton under these conditions; having been wrongly convicted and having served 15 years of his life for a crime he did not commit, and yet he remains on parole and will remain as such basically for the rest of his life.
Crampton currently works in the Jackson Public School as an independent Education Consultant and Mentor, working with over students each year. His story is not only a story of great adversity and triumphant, but is also one of great injustice that needs to be told. He deserves to be exonerated to say the least, but too he deserves to have his story nationally told to America. Thousands of youth have been inspired by Mr. Crampton and his life is an example to the students he works with. If you google the name Hakim Crampton or Hakim Nathaniel Crampton you will see just how amazing his life has become over the last eight years since his release.
It is our hope, as his supporters that you will help us publicize his extraordinary life. While in prison Hakim authored over 15 books, some of which were published by his mother independently. The remaining five chapters consists of his poetic biography, combining additional biographic information with a narrative of his life followed by profound lyrical poems that detail real life facets from his life.
We think Mr. Crampton deserves great recognition for his accomplishments and vindication for the injustice of having been wrongly convicted. His Autobiography will no doubt become an American classic, one that inspires generations of youth and adults across the world. His life story may even make it the big screen one day. To learn more about Mr.
Crampton, you can also see the below links which will demonstrate the great achievements he has accomplished over the last few years working tirelessly to help save youth from incarceration, violence and from failing in education. Aller vers. Sections de cette Page. Voir plus de contenu de Common sur Facebook.
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