JOIN Rallying Cries Rise For Cyntoia Brown

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HELP correct a wrong. Cyntoia Brown was tried as an adult and sentenced to 51 years in prison for the murder of a 43-year-old man who purchased her for sex as a child at the age of 16 ...

A recent documentary titled  Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story from producer Dan Birman helped to garner attention as social media users heighten their voices advocating for justice. The film details Brown’s turbulent beginnings, including a mother who abused alcohol and drugs during her pregnancy, adolescent rape and an abusive boyfriend who forced her into prostitution.

Birman has every reason to believe Brown’s testimony after spending so much time with her during the making of the documentary, the producer said in a June interview with Refinery29.


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