America ReFramed

Breathin': The Eddy Zheng Story | Promo

Preview: Season 5 Episode 7 | 30s

Eddy Zheng came to America with his family when he was 12 years old. Then at the age of 16, he committed a horrible crime: home invasion and kidnapping. Year after year he hoped for parole, and after almost 20 years in prison, Zheng was released, a model prisoner who wanted to become a community leader. But his victims insisted he should still be deported.

Aired: 05/23/17

Rating: TV-PG

Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Wyncote Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.