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Pete Marin, 52, served 18 years for petty theft under California?s 1994 Three Strikes law.
Today, we're breaking our usual format to focus on one topic - a matter of sudden freedom for men and women sentenced to serve 25 years to life behind bars under California's Three Strikes law. It's been a year since voters approved Proposition 36, allowing Three Strike inmates to win early release if their third strike wasn't serious or violent. More than 1,000 Three Strikers with reduced sentences are now out of prison. Reporter Michael Montgomery has been following three of those former inmates. Reporter: Michael Montgomery