Woodfox is a living testament to the resilience of the human spirit when subjected to the cruel and unusual punishment of solitary confinement.
Amnesty International described his release as "long overdue and undeniably just." The three Louisiana prison inmates were placed in solitary confinement in April 1972 after the killing of a guard. The other two were released earlier.
Wallace spent 42 years in solitary confinement for a murder that evidence suggests he didn't commit. He was ordered released earlier this week for a new trial. Liver cancer felled him first.