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Tears of Joy Mark Sam's Reunion with His Family After 26 Years in Prison

Season 1 Episode 104
Aired on 10/21/2017 | CC tv-pg
Sam grew up in an abusive household with an alcoholic father. As a young man, he was angry and violent, and he entered a life of crime that culminated in another man's murder. His daughters Tanisha and Tiffany struggled through their childhoods with single mothers and without a father figure in their lives. Now mothers themselves, they ride waves of relief and gratitude but also deep pain as they prepare for their father to take his place in their lives.

Here, watch as Sam is finally released from San Quentin State Prison and reunited with his family in a moment that leaves everyone crying tears of joy.

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