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Stacey Lannert shares her story with the public and Fulton State Hospital employees Thursday at the hospital’s administrative building. Lannert spent 18 years in prison after murdering her father who she says was sexually abusive to her and her younger sister. Former Gov. Matt Blunt granted Lannert clemency and she was released from prison on Jan. 16, 2009, making yesterday the fifth anniversary of her release. Now, she runs an organization called Healing Sisters which gives abuse victims resources online and hopes to attend law school.

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Stacey Lannert, abuse awareness advocate, tells her story at the Fulton State Hospital

Stacey Lannert shared a message of hope on the fifth anniversary of her release from prison.

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