Watch This: Man Befriends Rape Accuser

Screenshot from I Didn't Do It

In a recent episode of Investigation Discovery's I Didn't Do It series, "it" refers to the crime Ronald Cotton was accused of committing, as well as holding a grudge against the woman who wrongfully identified him as her rapist.

Jennifer Thompson says she was sure that Ronald Cotton was the man who attacked her in 1984, but after he was sentenced to life in prison and spent 10 years behind bars, a DNA test proved otherwise.

The two not only have made peace with each other but also have developed a close relationship since his release, worked together as advocates for the falsely accused and written a book about their shared experience. How's that for forgiveness?

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