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Cyntoia Brown
#ACCESS901: Memoir Provides Lens to ‘See’ Cyntoia Brown-Long
October 18, 2019
As for “Young Cyntoia” specifically, “I would tell her, you don’t know half the things that you think you know,” she said. “I thought I knew better than my mother and anyone else around me. You couldn’t tell me anything! I would tell (Young Cyntoia), ‘you have no idea what life is really about. You’re not equipped, you’re not ready…to be grown… God has it so you’re in your home with your parents for a reason… so you learn the ways of the world.’” ... read more »
Cyntoia Brown is Released from Tennessee Women’s Prison
August 7, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cyntoia Brown, championed by celebrities as a symbol of unfair sentencing, was released early Wednesday from the Tennessee Prison for Women, where she had been serving a life sentence for killing a man who had picked her up for sex at 16. ... read more »
Go Fund Me Started for Cyntoia Brown
January 24, 2019
Brown, 30, has been in prison since she was 16 when she was convicted of killing Johnny Michael Allen, whom Brown said paid her $150 to have sex. A victim of sex trafficking, Brown said she feared for her life during the encounter and she responded by shooting Allen. ... read more »
Woman sentenced to life as teen in killing wins clemency 
January 10, 2019
A woman who says she was a victim of sex trafficking when she killed a man in 2004 was granted clemency Monday by Tennessee’s governor and will be released from prison  ... read more »
BREAKING NEWS: Governor Grants Cyntoia Brown Clemency
January 7, 2019
Cyntoia Brown NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has granted clemency to a woman serving a life sentence for murder who says she was a victim of sex trafficking.    ... read more »
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