OTL #435: Exonerated after 21 years in prison, Busy Beaver Button Museum in Logan Square

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Tyrone Hood shares his story of clearing his name after 21 years behind bars with OTL host Mike Stephen. He was recently released from prison with the help of the Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago.

Tyrone Hood shares his story of clearing his name after 21 years behind bars with OTL host Mike Stephen. He was recently released from prison with the help of the Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago.

Mike Stephen flashes back to an OTL Valentine’s past, visits the Busy Beaver Button Museum in Logan Square to talk with curator and Busy Beaver Button Co. owner Christen Carter about founding her button empire twenty years ago, and welcomes Tyrone Hood to the studio with former Exoneration Project student Karl Leonard to share his story about never giving up hope that his name would be cleared even after 21 years in prison. This week’s local music is provided by The Lawrence Peters Outfit.

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