“Cyntoia Brown-Long, the Tennessee woman imprisoned for killing a man who solicited her for sex when she was a 16-year-old trafficking victim, is speaking out.
“In her first television interview since her August release from prison, Brown-Long spoke with “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt. During the interview, she told Holt that her story isn’t unique.
““There’s nothing special about me,” she said. “I can’t tell you how many Cyntoia Browns still in prison. The women who helped me get to this point, they’re still in prison for 51 years and up with ridiculous sentences. And they don’t have hope right now.”
“Brown-Long, 31, spent 15 years in prison after she was convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting Johnny Allen, a 43-year-old real estate agent, in 2004.”
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