Joining us is Cyntoia Brown Long, who was sentenced to life in prison for a murder she committed at the age of sixteen. Her case became national news when celebrities like Kim Kardashian, LeBron James, and Rihanna made the hashtag #FreeCyntoia go viral in 2017.
She was granted full clemency after having served fifteen years, walking out a free woman on August 7, 2019. Cyntoia is now a prison reform advocate and the author of the book, Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System. She's also the subject of the popular new Netflix documentary, Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story.
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