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  • Jerry Brown asks: 'Who is the most forgotten soul in California?'

    Jerry Brown, the Democratic governor of California, talks about giving another chance to those behind bars while giving a short welcome address at a Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast in Sacramento sponsored by the California Legislative Black Caucus on Jan. 12, 2017.

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Jerry Brown, the Democratic governor of California, talks about giving another chance to those behind bars while giving a short welcome address at a Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast in Sacramento sponsored by the California Legislative Black Caucus on Jan. 12, 2017. Christopher Cadelago The Sacramento Bee
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