Michael Blair abduction

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American Lit
Mrs. Hakens
23, October 2013

Michael Blair Abduction
Thesis: The events that happened with Michael Blair are similar to the events that happened in the play by Arthur miller the Crucible With false Accusations and Bad futures. Michael Blair was one of the people that nobody liked in that town. He was always alone. Michael Blair was the definition as a loner. There is so many things he did right but also a lot that he did wrong. Michael Blair quickly became a suspect in this case. He had previously been convicted of a sexual offense and three eyewitnesses told police they saw him in the park that day( Innocence Project) . These people however did not identify Blair in a photo lineup as the man they saw in the park until after his picture had appeared in the media( Innocence Project) . At least two people testified that they saw Blair’s photo on TV before identifying him to police. No eyewitnesses ever said they saw Blair and Estell together( Innocence Project) . On the morning of the crime a police officer found him asleep in his car in Dallas 17 miles from the park where the girl went missing( Texas DNA) . He briefly questioned him about why he was sleeping in his car, but did not connect him at the time to Estell’s murder. Tituba was accused falsely just like Michael Blair. Just because she was black and spoke a different language she was accused of something she didn’t even do. The only way for her to live was if she confessed but she still didn’t do it. She was beat and wiped until she said she did it (The Crucible). She looked different and lived in something people have never seen. She was also there during the crime but she didn’t do it. Just because she was there she was accused instantly because she was so different from everyone else. Abigail went around accusing everyone she could just so she didn’t get in any trouble. Michael Blair said it is hard to get a job from what I have done and been accused of (Hoffer). He said

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