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"Shawshank Redemption": Shielded by Peace

In the feature film The Shawshank Redemption, Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding (Morgan Freeman), tells the story of Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins)—a young, successful banker who is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife in 1947 and sentenced to two consecutive life prison terms at Shawshank Prison. Andy endures confinement year after year while maintaining hope for freedom.

Red is a hardened but somewhat repentant convict resigned to spending ...

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