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Grandmother Sends Message To Trump After Being Freed Through Kim K’s Appeal

The great-grandmother whose sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump after an Oval Office meeting with a reality-TV star has a message for Trump”I’d like to tell President Trump that I am so grateful for everything that you’ve done for me and my family,” Alice Johnson, 63, said Thursday on “Good Morning America.” “This moment right now is happening because President Trump had mercy on me.”

Johnson, who was freed after 22 years in prison, added, “I’d like to tell him that, please, please remember us, the others who have been left behind because there are so many like me who need to have an opportunity, the opportunity that I’ve had.””I’d like to tell President Trump that I am so grateful for everything that you’ve done for me and my family,” Alice Johnson, 63, said Thursday on “Good Morning America.” “This moment right now is happening because President Trump had mercy on me.”

Johnson has not heard from the White House directly since her release, she said.

Trump wished her luck in a tweet Thursday.Johnson learned Wednesday that her mandatory life sentence plus 25 years for her role in a cocaine distribution ring, a nonviolent drug offense, was being commuted by Trump in a phone call from Kim Kardashian West.

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