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Rape lie lands NFL player behind bars

NEED TO KNOW
  • Brian Banks was convicted of sexual assault
  • After he served 5 years in prison, his accuser admitted she lied

From stories of hardened criminals to people wrongly convicted, HLN looks at the men and women who are incarcerated or have loved ones in the prison system. All this week, "America Behind Bars" goes inside life behind prison walls. 

What would you do if you were wrongly convicted of sexual assault and spent years in prison before you were set free?

That's what happened to a star high school football player after his accuser recanted her story.

Brian Banks' amazing story kicks off Morning Express' "Stolen Lives: America Behind Bars" series. All week

America Behind Bars QUIZ: How well do you know prison slang?

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