RETRANSMITTING TO CORRECT SPELLING OF NAME TO ANN SHEPARD FILE - This Jan. 21, 1976 file photo shows the Wilmington Ten at a news conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. From left, front row, they are Chavis, William (Joe) Wright, Connie Tindall and Jerry Jacobs. In the back row are Wayne Moore, Ann Shepard, James McKoy, Willie Vereen, Marvin Patrick and Reginald Epps. Outgoing North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue issued pardons Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 to the Wilmington 10, a group wrongly convicted 40 years ago in a notorious Civil Rights-era prosecution that led to accusations of the state holding political prisoners. (AP Photo, file)

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RETRANSMITTING TO CORRECT SPELLING OF NAME TO ANN SHEPARD FILE - This Jan. 21, 1976 file photo shows the Wilmington Ten at a news conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. From left, front row, they are Chavis, William (Joe) Wright, Connie Tindall and Jerry Jacobs. In the back row are Wayne Moore, Ann Shepard, James McKoy, Willie Vereen, Marvin Patrick and Reginald Epps. Outgoing North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue issued pardons Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 to the Wilmington 10, a group wrongly convicted 40 years ago in a notorious Civil Rights-era prosecution that led to accusations of the state holding political prisoners.  (AP Photo, file)
RETRANSMITTING TO CORRECT SPELLING OF NAME TO ANN SHEPARD FILE - This Jan. 21, 1976 file photo shows the Wilmington Ten at a news conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. From left, front row, they are Chavis, William (Joe) Wright, Connie Tindall and Jerry Jacobs. In the back row are Wayne Moore, Ann Shepard, James McKoy, Willie Vereen, Marvin Patrick and Reginald Epps. Outgoing North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue issued pardons Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 to the Wilmington 10, a group wrongly convicted 40 years ago in a notorious Civil Rights-era prosecution that led to accusations of the state holding political prisoners. (AP Photo, file)
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