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Former Tenn. State Senator, John Ford, will be a free man soon

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(WMC-TV) – In less than 2 weeks, former Tennessee State Senator John Ford will be out of prison.

According to his brother, Edmund Ford Sr., he will be released August 20 to spend the rest of his sentence in a halfway house.

Ford was sentenced to five years on corruption charges related to the Tennessee Waltz investigation, after he was caught on camera taking bribes.

He has been serving time at the federal penitentiary in Yazoo City, Mississippi.

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