Courtesy of Amy Povah and Clemency for All Nonviolent Drug Offenders (CAN-DO).
Alice Marie Johnson, whose life sentence for non-violent drug offenses was commuted by President Donald Trump, was released from prison Wednesday afternoon.
Footage from local news crews showed Johnson racing toward her family and friends who had arrived at the Aliceville correctional facility in Alabama to greet her.
Johnson told Business Insider just 24 hours ago that she had been holding her breath and “won’t let go until I walk out of these doors!”
She learned the news of her commutation on Wednesday during an emotional phone call with Kim Kardashian West, who had raised her case directly with Trump.
Alice Marie Johnson, who received a sentence commutation from President Donald Trump, was freed from prison Wednesday afternoon.
The local NBC affiliate WVTM-13 captured the moment the 63-year-old grandmother was released from prison, as she raced toward a group of her family members and friends that had arrived to greet her.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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