Kevin Strickland has been out of prison for a month. Here’s how he’s rebuilding his life

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The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three weeks after he was freed from prison, Kevin Strickland was driven around a changed Kansas City, his daughter showing him where she grew up decades earlier. She was an infant in 1978 when Strickland, then 18, was arrested in a triple murder that would lead to Missouri’s longest known wrongful conviction. Now living on the East Coast, his daughter, who is 43, recently visited Kansas City to spend time with her exonerated father — a week he described as exciting and full of love, but one that also made him nervous. “I mean, you only get to make one first impression,” Stri…

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