Interview with Executive Director of The Innocence Center Michael Semanchik

Today on Wake Up Call, Amy King speaks with Michael Semanchik, the executive director of The Innocence Center, about the wrongful imprisonment of Gerardo Cabanillas. After being wrongfully accused and convicted of rape as a teenager, Cabanillas has finally been set free after spending 28 years behind bars.

"This story made me happy and incredibly sad at the same time."

The Innocence Center seeks to free the wrongly convicted, educate the public on the causes of wrongful convictions, and support exonerated people once freed. If you would like to learn more about their work and to donate to the organization, please visit

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