Cyntoia Brown will be a free woman!
Monday, Tennessee governor, Bill Haslam, granted Cyntoia Brown clemency after a long fight by activists and her legal team. Brown has been in prison for nearly 15 years and was serving a life sentence for killing,Johnny Mitchell Allen, a man who bought her for sex when she was 16 -years old.
Brown says she hopes her story will help other girls avoid ending up where she has been and believes we serve a God of second chances and new beginnings.
Brown’s case is inspiring people nationwide to look at reforming the criminal justice system and truly giving youth a second chance.
Brown will be released on parole supervision August 7, 2019.