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I live in Glens Falls. I am calling you about an old friend of mine who was recently released from prison. The Glens Falls Post Star wrote an article smearing, and I think, slandering this man. They called him a menace to society, posted a picture, and recited past rumors as truth. This man is 68, has bone cancer, has done his time, and just wants a quiet life. He's actually afraid, because of this article, to walk down the street. He's afraid someone will start something, and he cannot defend himself, or he will be back in prison. I need to know if what the Post Star had done is legal.

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I attempted to contact a Glens Falls person for NAACP, and number was not in service.

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Did the newspaper have this on its opinion page by chance? Also, does the article state alleged facts as true but the alleged facts are not true.

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