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The 63-year-old grandmother that Kim Kardashian helped free from prison had never heard of the Kardashians before

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

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President Donald Trump has granted clemency to Alice Marie Johnson , a 63-year-old grandmother serving a life sentence for nonviolent drug offenses.
Trump granted the clemency one week after meeting with Kim Kardashian West , who has publicly championed Johnson's case .
During an interview on the Today show , Johnson revealed that - having been in prison for 20 years - she previously had no idea who the Kardashians were.
"I did not know her name, I didn't know Kim. As soon as I found out who she was, I started getting every magazine I could find, I started reading...
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Kim Kardashian West says she thinks Trump's starting to change his mind about cracking down on drug dealers and giving them the death penalty

Kim Kardashian West says she thinks Trump's starting to change his mind about cracking down on drug dealers and giving them the death penalty

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

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Kim Kardashian West said she believes President Donald Trump is changing his mind on his tough stance toward drug dealers.
She pressed Trump at the White House two weeks ago to get him to commute the life sentence of 63-year-old Alice Johnson, who was convicted of non-violent drug crimes in the 1990s.
Kardashian West said when she spoke with Trump about Johnson's case, she "saw compassion" from him.
Kim Kardashian West, who recently helped secure the freedom of 63-year-old Alice Johnson, said she believes President Donald Trump is starting to change his attitude toward...
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