student comforting another person with a hug

LHS Juniors and Seniors in Forensic Science and Health classes had strong reactions of empathy after hearing speaker Crystal Squires. She is the niece of exoneree Bernard Baran, who was imprisoned for 21 years on a wrongful conviction. Crystal and New England Innocence Project Executive Director Radha Natarajan were sharing Bernard's story on October 2nd, Wrongful Conviction Day, to bring awareness to this serious issue.