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(Courtesy Valentino Dixon)
(Courtesy Valentino Dixon)
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Valentino Dixon spent 27 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. While incarcerated, he started drawing golf courses. This week on Only A Game, how Dixon's artwork led to his recent exoneration. Also the connection between UNC's football stadium and the 1898 Wilmington Massacre. And Bill Brannon's accidental journey from the baseball field to the battlefield. Join us!

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This program aired on November 10, 2018.