“I want to breath the warm spring air.”

Posted: May 13, 2017 in *Celebration*, For your information

As published today, Saturday May 13,2017 in the Guardian On Line,written by Edward Pilkington, Chelsea Manning prepares for freedom, “I want to breath the warm spring air.”

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On Wednesday, some time after dawn, the security gates at the US disciplinary barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, will be thrown open and a slight 5ft 2in woman will walk out into the open air and freedom.

For Chelsea Manning, release from military incarceration will mark a colossal turning point. Having been arrested seven years ago when she was an unknown, lowly and outwardly male soldier, she will emerge into an entirely new life as a civilian, a celebrity, and an openly transgender woman.

 

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