Grateful mother rejoices as son is freed after 32 years in prison

Grateful mother rejoices as son is freed after 32 years in prison

- A 75-year-old woman, Raven Lewis, has lamented not knowing what to do as her 54-year-old son is set to return from prison

- The woman said she needs people's prayers so as to know how to live with him

- In response to her plea, many sympathised with her as they offered meaningful guidance on how she could go about dealing with the situation

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A 75-year-old woman, Raven Lewis, has unburdened herself as she spoke about the new reality she could be facing with her 54-year-old son returns from prison after several years.

In a Twitter post she made on Monday, August 24, she asked people to pray for her and her son as he has been institutionalised for so long and she is also “used to living alone”.

In subsequent tweets, Raven took time out to appreciate those who sent her positive feedback after she made her post.

Briefly.co.za learnt that she said despite the fact that she would have loved to respond to each tweet, she is currently overwhelmed as she promised to take care of herself and set house rules and boundaries when her son returns.

“My son is coming home from prison after 32 years. He has no where else to go. He is 54 and I’m 75. Please pray for me and also for him. He is institutionalised and I’m used to living alone but I believe God can help us do@this. Just pray please,” her initial tweet said.

Many who commented sympathised with her while others who have been in the same position shared their experiences.

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A collage of the grandma and a random photo of a US prison. Photos sources: Twitter/Raven Lewis/US World Reports

A collage of the grandma and a random photo of a US prison. Photos sources: Twitter/Raven Lewis/US World Reports
Source: UGC

See their reactions below:

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Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski, an ex-convict and lecturer, transformed his life through education after he earned his undergraduate degree and two Master’s while serving a 16-year jail sentence.

Without any qualification, he managed to defy the odds and studied to earn a degree from the Open University and two Master's degrees from Oxford Brooks, both in the UK.

The resilient black man started studying for his BSc in Social Science with The Open University while he was in prison. It was gathered that Stephen had been serving a 16-year jail sentence for the importation of illegal substances.

In other news, Darrell Hall, an inmate serving a life sentence for having in his possession a minimal amount of prohibited substance which he planned to distribute was offered a job by Tyler Perry, the founder of Tyler Perry Studios.

Hall, who was convicted in 1991 at a time Georgia law required a life sentence for certain offences, was released from prison in December 2019.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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