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Support & donations for Louis Taylor pouring in

Support & donations for Louis Taylor pouring in

CREATED Apr 3, 2013

Reporter: Maggie Vespa, Cory Marshall

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - While nothing can make up for the 42 years he lost in prison, Louis Taylor's first 24 hours of freedom have been one for the record books.

So far the man many believe was wrongfully convicted of setting the Pioneer Hotel fire, has been offered a free, five-year stay in a billionaire's Phoenix condo, countless donations and a job.
Attorney Thomas Wilson says Taylor can pick from a long list of positions at his Tucson firm, which sits just blocks from the site of the old Pioneer Hotel.
"For somebody that endured what he endured and do what he did and get through it, told me more about him than I could learn from asking him if he works well with deadlines," he said.
Taylor tells 9OYS he has not yet decided whether he will take that job, but he adds he plans to move to Phoenix in the near future.
Wilson says his firm also set up a fund in Louis Taylor's name.  To donate, simply head to any Chase Bank location.