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LISTEN: 'White Boy' Rick Wershe speaks after learning he will be granted parole

Wershe talks to Local 4 Defender Kevin Dietz after being granted parole

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DETROIT – "White Boy" Rick Wershe learned Friday that he will be granted parole after spending nearly 30 years behind bars.

Wershe spoke with Local 4's Kevin Dietz after learning his fate. Listen to the full call below.

See a transcript of the call here.

READ: The story of 'White Boy' Rick

The 10-member parole board voted unanimously to grant parole to Wershe, 47, who went to prison after a drug bust when he was 17.

He is the longest serving juvenile drug offender in the history of Michigan.

Hear what Wershe had to say after finding out the parole board's decision below.

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