Chelsea Manning 'looking forward to so much' after release
May 18, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, spared by presidential clemency from the rest of a 35-year prison term for giving classified materials to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, stepped out of a military lockup Wednesday and into a future she said she was eager to define.
"I'm figuring things out right now — which is exciting, awkward, fun, and all new for me," Manning said by email hours after being released from confinement at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, having served seven years behind bars for one of the largest exposing of classified information in U.S. history.
"I am look...