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Brittney Griner Urges Biden 'Don't Forget About Me' in Handwritten Letter

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Brittney Griner Urges Biden, 'Don't Forget About Me', in Handwritten Letter.
Brittney Griner Urges Biden, 'Don't Forget About Me', in Handwritten Letter.
The handwritten letter penned by the Phoenix Mercury star was received at the White House in July 4.
I realize you are dealing with
so much, Brittney Griner, Letter to President Biden, via CNN.
But please don't forget about me and the other American detainees. Please do all you can to bring us home, Brittney Griner, Letter to President Biden, via CNN.
Griner has been detained in Russia since February after cannabis oil was allegedly discovered in her luggage.
Her trial for the offense began last week.
Griner also described the fear and pain she is experiencing by being detained in Russia.
I'm terrified I might be
here forever, Brittney Griner, Letter to President Biden, via CNN.
On the 4th of July, our family normally honors the service of those who fought for our freedom, including my father who is a Vietnam War Veteran. , Brittney Griner, Letter to President Biden, via CNN.
It hurts thinking about how I usually celebrate this day because freedom means something completely different
to me this year, Brittney Griner, Letter to President Biden, via CNN.
I believe in you. I still have so much good to do with my freedom that you can help restore, Brittney Griner, Letter to President Biden, via CNN.
A spokesperson for the National Security Council stated July 4 the U.S. position that "the Russian Federation is wrongfully detaining Brittney Griner.".
President Biden has been clear about the need to see all U.S. nationals who are held hostage or wrongfully detained abroad released, including
Brittney Griner. , Adrienne Watson, National Security Council Spokesperson, via CNN.
The U.S. government continues to work aggressively – using every available means — to bring
her home, Adrienne Watson, National Security Council Spokesperson, via CNN.
The President's team is in regular contact with Brittney's family and we will continue to work to support her family, Adrienne Watson, National Security Council Spokesperson, via CNN
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