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“I’m terrified I might be here forever” Griner writes to President Biden

WNBA star Brittney Griner wrote a letter to President Biden - expressing concern about how long she may have to spend at a Russian jail.

"I’m terrified I might be here forever," Griner wrote to the president.

According to a statement released by the communications company representing the Griner family, she made the comment in a handwritten letter delivered to the White House Monday.

Some excerpts of the letter have been made public.

In the letter, Griner referenced July fourth and said quote: "freedom means something completely different to me this year."

She asked president Biden to not forget about her and other Americans detained in Russia.

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