Mysterious Letter May Reveal Truth about the Legendary Alcatraz Escape

Mysterious Letter May Reveal Truth about the Legendary Alcatraz Escape

The mystery surrounding the 1962 Alcatraz escape attempt is on its way to unraveling thanks to a mysterious letter.

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