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Florida pardons Jim Morrison for indecent exposure




Mark it down: Today, the state of Florida has decreed it culturally acceptable to whip out your junk in a crowded room.

At the behest of outgoing Gov. Charlie Crist, the Sunshine State has voted unanimously to pardon Doors singer Jim Morrison of his conviction on indecent exposure charges during a 1969 concert in Miami.

"He was a young guy who maybe, or maybe not, made a mistake," Crist said. "It strikes me that everyone deserves a second chance. You have to have the capacity for forgiveness."

Morrison could not be reached for comment.

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[Last modified: Thursday, December 9, 2010 5:57pm]


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