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“Serving as Florida’s twelfth Commissioner of Agriculture has been the greatest honor of my life,” said Fried.
“Seventy years is a long time to wait, but it is never too late to do the right thing.”
In 2016, both the city of Groveland and Lake County offered full apologies to the surviving family members of the Groveland Four. The Legislature has acted as well, voting unanimously for a full pardon in 2017 but Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet never acted on that request.