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  • Director Ava DuVernay created When They See Us, a mini-series about the Central Park Five. 1 / 9

  • After a brutal rape in 1989, the NYPD coerced confessions from five teenagers. 2 / 9

  • Aged 14 to 16, they became known as the Central Park Five. 3 / 9

  • The five boys rescinded their confessions. The police had no other evidence. 4 / 9

  • Trump, then a real estate mogul, called for the death penalty against them. 5 / 9

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  • They were convicted and sentenced to five to fifteen years. 6 / 9

  • In 2002, the Central Park Five were exonerated after Matias Reyes confessed to the crime. 7 / 9

  • In 2014, the "Exonerated Five" settled a lawsuit with the city of New York for $41 million. 8 / 9

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