Joe Ligon: America’s ‘longest juvenile lifer’ on 68 years in prison

Joe Ligon: America’s ‘longest juvenile lifer’ on 68 years in prison

Ligon has, by his own admission, always been the solitary sort. Growing up in the country with his maternal grandparents in Birmingham, Alabama, he didn’t have many friends and instead remembers fond times with his family, such as the Sundays they spent together watching his other grandfather preach in a local church.

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