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Illinois man’s journey shows state’s failure to forgive

Illinois man’s journey shows state’s failure to forgive

By Joe Kaiser Jason Spyres is one of Illinois’ brightest. This summer, he will be headed to California to attend Stanford University on a full-ride engineering scholarship. Like any student getting into a university of that caliber, it was a grind to get to this point. “I’m lucky that I got in,” Spyres said. “It’s...