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Damien Brown William, former inmate turned Shakespearian actor

Damien Brown William, former inmate turned Shakespearian actor

Dameion Brown poses for a portrait at a friend's home in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Brown, a former inmate at Solano State prison who served more than two decades behind bars, is about to make his stage debut in "Othello" with the Marin Shakespeare Company. (Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)

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