“I never got to see my son take a step. I looked forward to walking him to school on his first day of school. I didn’t get to do that. But I got to see him on his last day of school.”
During the darkest times of the 22-plus years Eddie Bolden spent imprisoned at the Cook County (Illinois) Jail, he pictured moments like Sunday.
After serving 22 years for a crime he didn’t commit, Eddie Bolden sees his son graduate Goshen College.
A wrongfully convicted man was released from prison just in time to see his son graduate from Goshen College.
Internationally known singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer, a Goshen College alumna, returned to the campus Sunday to address the 205 students graduating with bachelor’s and master’s degrees
We don’t know how many graduates there have been over those many years, but we do know Goshen College alumni have helped shaped Elkhart County and the Goshen community in many positive ways. For a small liberal arts college nestled on the south side of a small Midwestern city, the school and its graduates have shown they can influence the world.
Olivia Ginn, a psychology and ASL double major, will be among the 205 graduates at Goshen College’s commencement this weekend.
Carrie Newcomer ’80 will stand in front of the graduates at Goshen College on Sunday, but in many ways she’ll be right alongside them with the same nervousness and excitement.
Eddie Bolden was found to be an innocent man and was released from prison after 22 years, just in time to see his son, Dominique Bolden, graduate from Goshen College.
Wearing a gray hoodie, dark gray pants and unlaced white gym shoes, Bolden said he was thrilled to be released in time to attend his 21-year-old son’s graduation Sunday from Goshen College, a Christian college in Indiana, with a degree in physical therapy.