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AP Photo Abner Aust, 87, smiles as he thanks his attorney Ronald Kurpiers after Circuit Judge Randall McDonald released him from prison during his sentencing hearing at the Polk County Courthouse in Bartow, Fla. Tuesday. Aust, an 87-year-old World War II hero who has been behind bars for more than eight years for terrorizing one of his ex-wives in central Florida was sent home by a judge Tuesday, despite a prosecutor's claims that he's still a dangerous man.

World War II hero gets out of jail after 8 years

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BARTOW, Florida (AP) -- An 87-year-old World War II hero who has been behind bars for more than eight years for terrorizing one of his ex-wives in central Florida was sent home by a judge Tuesday, despite a prosecutor's claims that he's still a dangerous man.

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