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Burge torture survivor speaks: "I faced my demon"

Last week Anthony Holmes testified before Chicago's City Council Finance Committee.

Holmes spoke in detail about being tortured by Former Police Commander Jon Burge in the 1970s. As part of our StoryCorps series, Holmes sat down with attorney Joey Mogul at the People's Law Office in Chicago, to relive his experience with Burge.

Andre Perez helped produce this story

StoryCorps’ mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to share, record and preserve their stories. This excerpt was edited by WBEZ.

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