After 13 Years in Prison for Marijuana, Weldon Angelos is a Free Man
San Francisco Chronicle
June 6, 2016

“Thirteen years ago, Weldon Angelos’ world was turned upside down; his life instantly transformed into a veritable nightmare. At the age of 24, Angelos was indicted on three counts of marijuana distribution to an undercover informant. His life was to be forever altered, and his story predetermined by the criminal justice system. He would spend the next 55 years of his life in a federal prison, never to set foot outside until, at the age of 79, he served his 20,075th consecutive day. His life plans were now inconsequential. His dreams were dead; his hope vanished. This would be Weldon Angelos’ life for the next five-and-a-half decades.”

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