Chelsea Manning: 'I was in their shoes once'

Manning reads an emotional letter a transgender child sent her while in military prison.
1:22 | 06/15/17

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Hi Chelsea I don't often sent cards but in a day Fran mentioned that you. Right what was their message to you. Pat I need unconditional they were seeing in mean when I was looking for when I was their age and that's a lot of responsibility to have her love Chelsea. You are an inspiration to so many of us. Witnessing your courage has giving it strength come out it's trance to I thought about how you did it in front of an entire nation. Thinking about the Kurds took to do that I found occurs you know my south. What's the emotional reaction when you regal like that I came out I found the courage because of you eyewitness issues. Once. And it its campaign to have a curse that now. And you. Said you feel a sense of responsibility. To them what is that responsibility. Happen. Area pages. I just know there watching. And what would say to them either you are. You have support now there's people out there PO. It's if here if you're struggling. And don't do what I didn't run away format. Things are better.

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