Ahmaud Arbery’s mother grateful for guilty verdicts nearly 2 years after he was killed while jogging

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Ahmaud Arbery’s mother is grateful for the guilty verdicts reached in her son’s murder trial. Wanda Cooper-Jones reflected on the outcome on Thanksgiving Day, nearly two years after Arbery was gunned down in an affluent, mostly white Georgia suburb. ”My family and I are really, really thankful for the verdict we got yesterday,” she said in an interview with “Good Morning America” on Thursday. ”We finally got justice for Ahmaud,” Cooper-Jones added. Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was out for a jog in the Satilla Shores neighborhood just outside Brunswick when he was confronted by Gregory McMi…

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