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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in 1966, wrongly convicted twice of a triple murder and imprisoned for nearly two decades.

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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, wrongfully convicted legendary boxer, dead at 76BREAKING NEWS! Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76. Read more about the life and death of the wrongfully convicted boxer here. You may remember Denzel Washington played Carter in the movie "The Hurricane." Grio fam, let's keep Carter's family in our thoughts and prayers. He was a true champ that they couldn't hold down. 04/20/2014

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The Hurricane (1999)

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.

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Meet the extraordinary Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. An A-list Hollywood actor known for his knack for portraying real-life characters namely Steve Biko, Malcolm X, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Melvin B. Tolson, Frank Lucas, and Herman Boone. He’s got two Academy Awards under his belt and has also won a Tony. "One day you’re going to have to walk with God when you can’t understand where he’s taking you". Denzel Washington http://www.thextraordinary.org/denzel-washington

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Meet the extraordinary Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. An A-list Hollywood actor known for his knack for portraying real-life characters namely Steve Biko, Malcolm X, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Melvin B. Tolson, Frank Lucas, and Herman Boone. He’s got two Academy Awards under his belt and has also won a Tony. "One day you’re going to have to walk with God when you can’t understand where he’s taking you". Denzel Washington http://www.thextraordinary.org/denzel-washington

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