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Linda Byrnes – 27 years for pot – NOW FREE!

Linda walked out of federal prison on April 13, 2017 and is now in Kalamazoo Michigan!  Congratulations to Linda and her family – what a milestone!

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DOB: 7/6/46
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
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Minnie Pearl Thomas – Serving Life – received CLEMENCY on 08/03/16

Minnie Thomas is #5 on the CAN-DO Top 25 Women was given the miracle of freedom on Aug 3, 2016 by President Obama.  

CAN-DO worked with Katina Smith to get a change.org petition up supporting her mother’s clemency. The Denver … Read the rest

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Rita Becerra – 1st Offender – 27 Years – NOW FREE!

in Mexico. She came to the United States when she was 12 years old.

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DOB:
May 22, 1951
Age: 63
Children: 1 daughter, 1 son and 4 grandchildren
Race: Hispanic
Raised: Dallas, Texas
Tried: Austin, Texas
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Cathy Lee Jones Receives Clemency – 12/17/14

 

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CATHY LEE JONES received a commutation of her sentence by President Obama on
December 17th, 2014.  She is currently scheduled to be released in April, 2015.  CAN-DO congratulates Cathy for her endurance and perseverance!  Miracles can happen … Read the rest

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Anita Gage – FREE at LAST!!! 30 Years 6 Months

Anita Gage
DOB: 3/29/1950
Age: 64 Years
Children: 1 son and 1 daughter
Race: Hispanic/Cuban
Arrested: March 29, 1991
Charge: Conspiracy to Aid and Abet the Manufacture of Meth.
Sentenced: 1992
Served: 23 years 5 months
Sentence: Life reduced to … Read the rest

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Elizabeth “Beth” Cronan – 28 Years – IS NOW FREE! Receives 2 pt reduction!

Congratulations to Beth who is now FREE!

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Age: 54
Race: White
Children: 3 children – 7 grandchildren
Charge: Conspiracy to Manufacture with intent to Distribute Meth
Priors: First Offense
Sentence: 28 years
Sentenced: 1998
Served: 16 years… Read the rest

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Irma Alred – 30 Years for Pot – is NOW FREE – Drugs Minus Two!

Irma was released on Oct 30th and moved to Corpus Christi, Texas to live with her family.  Thanks to Drugs Minus Two, she got 70 months taken off her 30 year sentence. Read more here.

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Age: 58
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George Martorano Is Now Free!

George Martorano, #12973-004
Offense: Convicted of operating a Continual Criminal Enterprise (importing drugs/mostly marijuana)
Sentence: Life Without Parole – Natural Life
Incarcerated Since: 1983
Date of Birth: 12/21/1949
Family: 1 daughter, Francesca, and  1 son, Raymond (deceased)
Presently Incarcerated: FCI … Read the rest

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Deniese Watts – 19 Years 7 Months – NOW FREE – 2 pt reduction!

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 Formerly #18 on the Top 25 Women Who Deserve Clemency
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Age: 51
DOB: 11/16/1963
Children: 1 son
Race: African American
Children: 1 son
Charge: Conspiracy to Import Heroin, money laundering
Self-Surrendered: 2000
Sentence: 19 years 7 months… Read the rest

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Lisa Hanna – 19 years 7 months – Now Free – 1-20-14

Lisa Hanna is the author of Prison Bitch; a humorous memoir covering eleven years inside federal female camps and prisons. You can order Prison Bitch at Amazon       

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Age: 51
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute … Read the rest

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