“Terrified” Brittney Griner writes an open letter to President Biden

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Brittney GrinerSending a message President Joe Biden.

The WNBA player was taken into custody on February 17th under suspicion of drug smuggling.

E! received her message. Brittney shared her thoughts behind bars while she writes. “…as I sit here in a Russian prison, alone with my thoughts and without the protection of my wife, family, friends, Olympic jersey, or any accomplishments, I’m terrified I might be here forever.”

Although her letter was delivered to The White House July 4, it is significant for her in many ways.

“On the 4th of July, our family normally honors the service of those who fought for our freedom, including my father who is a Vietnam War Veteran,”Let the letter be read. “It hurts thinking about how I usually celebrate this day because freedom means something completely different to me this year.”