In late February 2014, almost all the residents of New England were trapped in their homes after weeks of unending snow. At the same time, teenaged Justina Pelletier was also trapped. Unlike the rest of us in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the promise of a spring thaw would not set her free. It would take a grassroots army, fueled by injustice, to #FreeJustina from the prison she was put in by the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families and Boston Children’s Hospital. That army was ultimately successful, and Justina was reunited with her parents.
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