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Brittney Griner’s Sister Shekera Says WNBA Star’s Detention Has Been ‘Gut-Wrenching’

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Shekera Griner, the sister of WNBA star Brittney Griner, commented Friday on the detention of her sister in Russia.

Shekera called Brittney’s detention “gut-wrenching,” and called on United States President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and the entire administration to “do whatever necessary” in order to bring Brittney home “safely and quickly.”

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Brittney Griner’s sister, Shekera, is breaking her silence to call on <a href=”https://twitter.com/POTUS?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@POTUS</a> and the US government to bring the <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/WNBA?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#WNBA</a> superstar home <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/WeAreBG?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#WeAreBG</a> <br><br>”It’s been totally gut-wrenching for myself and my family,” she says. <a href=”https://t.co/Nqpwifb2T0″>pic.twitter.com/Nqpwifb2T0</a>

Friday marks 113 days since Griner was first wrongfully detained by Russian authorities at an airport in Moscow for allegedly possessing vape cartridges containing hashish oil.

This article will be updated soon to provide more information and analysis.

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