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October 4, 2012
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Barbara Hoyt, left, a former member of the Manson Family, and Debra Tate, sister of Manson Family murder victim Sharon Tate, pose for photos moments before the start of Bruce Davis’ parole hearing at the California Mens Colony Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Davis, imprisoned for 40 years in a double murder engineered by Charles Manson, won a recommendation of parole Thursday in his 27th appearance before a parole board panel.

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Bruce Davis, right, a former member of the Manson Family, meets with his lawyer Michael Beckman moments before the start of his parole hearing at the California Mens Colony Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Davis, imprisoned for 40 years in a double murder engineered by Charles Manson, won a recommendation of parole Thursday in his 27th appearance before a parole board panel.