WNBA star marries newly-free man

Maya Moore spent the last decade helping overturn a wrongful conviction for Jonathan Irons. Now he’s free, and they’re married. ABC's Will Ganss has the unlikely love story.
2:42 | 09/17/20

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It's been two months since Jonathan irons was released from prison after serving 23. Years for a wrongful conviction. But to help the WNBA superstar and I am more. I'm dedicated my right to dream job. The same way a dedicated myself to each game to the deadliest year. My it stepping away from basketball at the height of her career. To fight for Jonathan's freedom. For lack of life. On this. That overturned conviction only one of several major life changes for the duo now working on it get out the vote campaign and vote for you. Hope for justice. These days they're working together as activist and as a little more than that. We are super excited to continue the work that we've been doing together but. Doing it as a married couple so at least we got married a couple months ago. By his family working in prison ministry faking the introduction when she was eighteen. More than a decade ago. It's over time it was it was pretty clear what the lure was doing in our hearts and that. Now we're sitting here today start a whole new chapter together Jeremy popped the question a few years ago but told my yeah not to answer just yet to. Such an amazing beautiful person I can never attract or any. You know not let her through her dreams and you know being the wife will be home on Wednesday. Saying he'd ask her again if he was ever freed until finally with her help. You've lines. I've got down on my knees and a look at veterans. She kind of knew what was going on. Will you marry Mason yes. If you go to. Now the couple is making a proposal of their own it to everyone else. We're basically trying to just. Educate the public you know just in you can engaged in this in the voting processes. Being more and being more involved in you know was going on with our country and and our government. What a love story by the way Mya says she's not totally closing the door on the game right now she's trying to say focused on this current social and criminal justice movement. But will cross that basketball bridge when she comes to it in the spring you guys. She has a lot of hatter and editing this could be a movie only it can be part one part two movie I can be a docking series I'm here for all of that we're so. Happy for them when that without announcement was made on GMA I was like what with a double take Wii shipments in that time Robin Roberts who did that interview did a great job with the she announced. That Anna and her interview with the new risks are production company. Teamed up with if it comes to produce a documentary about my and Johnson's story Eric.

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