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Eric Bates

Eric Bates is a staff writer for The Independent, an alternative weekly in Durham, North Carolina.


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James Neal is a short, muscular man with close-cropped hair who has spent the past twelve years behind bars for armed robbery.

Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.

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