American Lori Berenson Walks Out of Peruvian Prison After 15 Years

An American woman who spent 15 years in harsh Peruvian prisons for conspiring with revolutionaries passed through the security gates and into freedom today. Lori Berenson, now 40, smiled as she left the Santa Monica prison escorted by her husband, a former inmate who is the father of her 1-year-old son and also her lawyer. The child has been living in the prison with Berenson. Berenson's parents, who have spent more than $1 million fighting for her release and visiting her in Peru, had left...Full Story
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