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#FreeCyntoiaBrown Renews Efforts To Free A Sex Trafficking Victim In Prison For Murder

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Cyntoia Brown, in a still from the 2011 documentary "Me Facing Life: The Cyntoia Brown Story." (Courtesy Daniel H. Birman Productions)
Cyntoia Brown, in a still from the 2011 documentary "Me Facing Life: The Cyntoia Brown Story." (Courtesy Daniel H. Birman Productions)
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There is a renewed effort to help free Cyntoia Brown, a woman who's been incarcerated since 2004 in Tennessee after getting a life sentence for killing a man she says hired her for sex when she was 16. Her lawyers say she was a runaway who was trafficked by a man who raped her and forced her into prostitution.

Here & Now's Robin Young learns more from Dan Birman (@DanBirman), a filmmaker who produced the 2011 documentary "Me Facing Life: The Cyntoia Brown Story."

This segment aired on December 1, 2017.

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