FERNDALE, Mich. (WXYZ) — What would you do if you were locked in prison for 47 years for a crime you did not commit? One man spent his time locked away making beautiful art.
7 Action News cameras were there just over a year ago when Richard Phillips walked out of prison a free man.
“I wish you nothing but the best in the future,” said the judge as the charges against him were dropped.
He spent 47 years imprisoned for a murder he did not commit. Every day he dreamed of freedom. Now he has freedom, but it is far from easy.
“I am still living…