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Woman granted clemency

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Bonnie Foreshaw smiles at family as she is escorted back into the room after a brief recess during her clemency hearing at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Bonnie Foreshaw sheds a tear while answering a question for the Board of Pardons and Paroles during her clemency hearing at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Betty Gibson, mother of shooting victim Joyce Amos, listens during Bonnie Foreshaw's, in background, clemency hearing at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Bonnie Foreshaw talks about the night of the shooting during her clemency hearing at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Liz Stenson, a former inmate and a friend of Bonnie Foreshaw, becomes emotional at the start Foreshaw's clemency hearing at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Tammy Miller, daughter of Joyce Amos, wipes away a tear as family members come together at the start of a brief recess during the clemency hearing for Bonnie Foreshaw at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Attorney Richard Emanuel speaks during the clemency hearing for Bonnie Foreshaw, lower right, at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Chair Erika Tindil, center, Nicholas Sabetta, left, and Robert Smith, right, of the Board of Pardons and Paroles ask Bonnie Foreshaw questions during Foreshaw's clemency hearing at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Ahmed Gibson, brother of Joyce Amos, is comforted by a family member while he makes a statement before the Board of Pardons and Paroles during Bonnie Foreshaw's clemency hearing at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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Tammy Miller, right, hugs her grandmother, Betty Gibson, after the Board of Pardons and Paroles went into executive session to make a decision during the clemency hearing for Bonnie Foreshaw at the J.B. Gates Correctional Institution in Niantic Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Miller is the daughter and Gibson is the mother of the victim, Joyce Amos. Foreshaw, 66, has served 27 years of a 45 year sentence for the shooting of Joyce Amos.

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