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Barefoot Bandit: ‘I will have a beautiful life’

banditSEATTLE — Colton “the Barefoot Bandit” Harris-Moore wrote Thursday that he has learned from his past “lessons” and that once he is released from prison he intends to “have a beautiful life.”

As part of a plea deal, Harris-Moore on Wednesday admitted to a burglary charge in Skagit County Court in return for a sentence of three months’ jail time already-served — in other words, no new time.

The notorious bandit previously pleaded guilty to more than 40 felonies he committed during a two-year crime spree that ended in 2010. He was sentenced to more than 6 1/2 years in prison at that time.

On Thursday, one of Harris-Moore’s lawyers, Lance Rosen, released a handwritten note that the convict had planned to deliver in Skagit County Court Wednesday, but didn’t get the opportunity. Here is the note:

“The past is a story absolutely separate from the future. The past holds experiences and lessons I’ll learn from for the rest of my life, but my future is precisely what I make it. If there is any truth I’ve learned, it is that absolutely anything is possible. When this experience is over and I regain my freedom, I will bring everything I am working toward into reality. I am working with amazing people, and I will have a beautiful life.”

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4 Comments to “Barefoot Bandit: ‘I will have a beautiful life’”

    Jane Doe said:
    May 9, 2013 at 5:46 PM

    Correction: Attorney is Lance Rosen

    karen said:
    May 14, 2013 at 5:40 AM

    Good luck to you Colton, but your note sound arrogant and unrealistic.

    Eberhardt said:
    July 6, 2013 at 11:35 PM

    Colton: you have an excellent head on your shoulders, and although you have made some questionable decisions (as we all do), I'm certain that you will be successful in accomplishing whatever you choose to.

    You already proven that to be your modus operandi.

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