Kim Kardashian West meets grandmother she helped free from prison

The reality-TV star traveled to Memphis to meet Alice Johnson, whose life sentence was commuted by President Trump after a plea from West.
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Transcript for Kim Kardashian West meets grandmother she helped free from prison
Now we'll go to that meeting between Kim Kardashian and Alice Johnson, the great grandmother serving a life sentence released from prison last week after decades behind bars. Kardashian convincing president trump to commute Johnson's sentence. ABC's Steve osunsami has the story. Good morning, Steve. Reporter: Good morning to you, Michael. Alice johnsonary her family couldn't have been more excited to meet also west, not because she is a celebrity but because she's made a difference. Love you, Alice. Love you, Kim. Reporter: They met outside her sister's home in suburban Memphis. Alice Johnson for the first time able to show her love and gratitude. Kim Kardashian is more known for magazines and reality TV but her trip to Washington and her persuasion of a president that sent this great grandmother home to Memphis. Isn't that cute? Reporter: Johnson is no longer sleeping on a hard bed in prison serving a life sentence, instead learning about social media from a Kardashian. The queen of social media herself. This is the cutest because all the hearts on us. Reporter: Johnson was locked up in federal prison for nearly 22 years convicted as a first time nonviolent drug offender. To many her case was the height of injustice. Thank you, Jesus. Reporter: President trump was moved by Mrs. West and commuted Johnson's sentence last month and told Michael Strahan on "Gma" she also thanks the president for giving her a second chance. This moment is happening because president trump had mercy on me and I'd like to tell him that, please, please remember us, the others who have been left behind. Reporter: Please remember the others who were left behind. Johnson says that she did a pentecostal dance, Michael, when she heard the news, Michael. I'm sure she did. Thank you very much. Appreciate that. You know, I'm sure she's happy to see her family and spend time. She's ready to move forward and help other people. Thinking of other people. Coming up, the first guilty

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