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Wrongfully Imprisoned For MURDER, Young Man's Father Gets Him Out After Ten Years! Now? They're Going To The Super Bowl!! For Free!!!

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Ryan Ferguson is a 30-year-old man who spent the past 10 years in prison…

For a crime he never committed!!

Being wrongfully accused of something is one of the worst things ever, so imagine what it feels like to be wrongfully accused of murder, have witnesses lie in court and then be sent to prison for a decade.

Thankfully, Ryan's father Bill never stopped trying to prove his son's innocence! A man was strangled to death in a parking lot, around the same time Ryan (17 at the time) and a friend were leaving a college bar after drinking illegally.

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Two years later, Ryan's friend went to the police, saying he had "dream-like" memories of committing the crime. He implicated Ryan, a witness changed their story and Ryan went to prison. That's when his dad, Bill, began doing everything he could to prove his son's innocence.

After a decade of evidence gathering, two key witnesses admitted to lying and a court of appeals overturned Ryan's conviction. What was it like for Ryan, being wrongfully accused, having his youth stolen away from him? He said:

"Can you imagine wiping out everything you did in your 20s? That's what it (spending 10 years in prison) is like. Being locked up for 10 years meant no college and I never even sent a text or posted a Facebook update or used a smartphone."

When Ram Silverman, the co-founder of Golden Tickets, a ticket sales company, learned about Ryan's story and saw a report about him being released from prison, he knew he wanted to do something for him. Being in the ticket business, he thought he'd do something incredible for Ryan, saying:

"Whatever cost we incur, it's worth it. He's got an amazing attitude. After talking to him a number of times, I can't wait to meet him."

Silverman is giving Ryan and his Dad an all-expenses-paid trip to the Super Bowl!!

That's so amazing!!! Ryan reacted:

"I will get to go to the Super Bowl with my dad. It's a dream come true. This is a golden opportunity and one that I will never, ever forget for the rest of my life."

Ryan's dad, obviously impossibly happy his son is free again, said:

"We'll get to watch one of the greatest sports possible, and we'll get to spend a lot of time, just the two of us, together."

That's absolutely incredible!! No one more than these two deserve to be at the game.

We're so glad that Ryan can now start reclaiming his life and an act of charity is showing him how grand life on the outside can be!

[Image via Ryan Ferguson.]

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