News from Leavenworth: Chelsea Manning receives a family visit

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Pvt. Manning Family Fund

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On Monday 3 February, a group of long-time supporters of Chelsea Manning welcomed her aunt Sharon and uncle Joe to Giuseppe Conlon Catholic Worker House in London. Sharon and Joe were to fly out from Heathrow the next day and would be visiting Chelsea at Fort Leavenworth the following weekend along with Chelsea’s sister Casey. This was to be the first visit since Chelsea was convicted last August and sentenced to 35 years for telling the truth after over three years in pretrial detention. The Private Manning Family Fund paid for both the Transatlantic and internal flights for this trip along with a contribution to a night in a hotel and other travel expenses. All this came from donations and fundraising events, so a big Thank You to everyone who has given to the fund over the past six…

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