President biden announced that Brittney Griner was freed from a Russian prison where she is being held for drug possession. Although she is expected to face at least nine years behind bars in foreign countries, Griner is on a plane and on her way home.
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A while ago I was talking to Brittney Griner.
She is safe.
She is on the plane.
She is on her way home. pic.twitter.com/FmHgfzrcDT
– President Biden (@POTUS) December 8, 2022