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Stand Tall: Fighting for My Life, Inside and Outside the Ring

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In this inspiring memoir, Dewey Bozella recounts his life and the twenty-six years he spent behind bars for a murder he did not commit—a stirring tale of courage, strength, faith, and perseverance.

In the late 1970s, Dewey Bozella was wrongfully accused of murdering Emma Crapser, a ninety-two-year-old resident of Poughkeepsie, New York. Sentenced to twenty years
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ebook, 256 pages
Published December 6th 2016 by Ecco
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Dana Hall
Aug 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
A quick read, Bozella offers an inspiring account of a life society discarded. We follow a mischievous boy setting offer fire-crackers evolution into a small time hood stealing bicycles and boom boxes. Eventually, he is wrongly convicted for a brutal murder.

Bozella’s describes Sing Sing maximum-security prison by provides insight into how it earned the name “Swing Swing.” There, he makes the most of an awful situation, getting an education, embracing religion, marrying, always maintaining his i
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Kenderick
May 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Fighting for your life. Convicted of s crime you did not do. Stand tall is a book about a young man with criminal tendencies that was convicted of a murder he did not do. He was imprisoned by two jury's in two separate trials with very sketchy evidence. Even though you know how this story is going to end the writing and the heartfelt story compels you to read it through for the details. A great story and a compelling read in a true life of someone wrongly convicted of a crime.
Nila Novotny
Aug 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
This book was well worth reading. It gave a close up and personal view of one man's experience in prison that was, unfortunately discouraging because of the huge problems with our legal system on many levels. I gave it 4 stars because I feel there is more to the story that he could have told us, but didn't, but other than that it was an excellent book. Thank you, Dewey, for sharing this portion of your life with us. Continue to Stand Tall.
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