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Stephanie George Clemency
8:18 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Obama Grants Pensacola Woman Clemency

President Obama commuted 8 sentences and issued 13 pardons on Thursday
Credit The White House

Thursday afternoon The White House announced that President Obama granted clemency to 21 individuals, including a Pensacola woman serving a life sentence. 

In 1997, Stephanie Yvette George went to trial in Pensacola on a relatively minor drug charge. was her third offense, so when she was convicted she was sentenced to the mandatory minimum sentence: life in prison.  Now, 16 years later, Stephanie received word that she will soon be released from prison.

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