Brittney Griner Asks Fans to Write Letters to Paul Whelan
Brittney Griner returned to the United States for almost two weeks, nearly two weeks after her departure. Released from a Russian prisonAfter the two countries had reached a prisoner swap agreement in the United Arab Emirates, Dec. 8.
The deal saw Viktor Bout, an international arms dealer, swap the WNBA star for the star of the WNBA after 10 months in prison. While Cherelle is now back in the States and spending time with her family, Cherelle, and Cherelle, she has not forgotten about Paul Whelan, a former Marine. Who is still in prison After Russian officials denied Americans the chance to include him in prisoner swap,
Griner, an eight-time All-Star, celebrates the holidays together with her family. A note was penned On social media, she urged people to join her in writing letters and supporting Whelan’s release.
Griner: “I hope that you’ll join us in writing to Paul Whelan, continuing to advocate for other Americans being rescued and returned home to their families,” Griner Submitted. “Your letters were more than just uplifting me. They taught me the power of a group. They made my family whole and we now have the opportunity to spend the holidays together. There are still too many families that have loved ones wrongfully held.”
Whelan, 52 years old, was Russia 2018: Arrest for EspionageHe continued to deny it, and was sentenced to 16 year imprisonment. Griner thanked her supporters for their support while she was in Russia and requested letters to Whelan.
Griner: “You took the time to show me that you care and I want you to take the time to write to me and tell you that your efforts matter.” Submitted. “Your letters helped to keep me sane during a time when I was feeling vulnerable and full of regret. From the bottom of my heart, thank you. You are the reason I never lost faith in myself.
Griner arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, on December 9. In February, Griner was arrested at a Russian airport for having allegedly had hashish oil in her baggage. She was arrested at a Russian airport in February for allegedly having hashish oil in her luggage. Pled guilty In July, she was convicted of drug charges in Russia. She stated that she didn’t intend to break the law. She was sentenced. Nine years in a Russian penal colony In early August, he began serving time in a penal colony. Russia’s Mordovia region.
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