'Here I am': Chelsea Manning shares her new look after prison release

Freed from a US military prison,  Chelsea Manning has revealed a new look.
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Freed from a US military prison, Chelsea Manning has revealed a new look.

Chelsea Manning has revealed her new look as a woman, after being freed from a US military prison and a 35-year sentence for leaking classified materials.

The transgender soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning took to Twitter and Instagram on Thursday, posting a portrait photograph of her with short-cropped hair, bright red lipstick and a dark outfit with a plunging neckline.

The 29-year-old Oklahoma native and US Army Private included the caption, "Okay, so here I am everyone!!"

Manning was released on Wednesday from confinement at Kansas' Fort Leavenworth, after having served seven years behind bars for giving classified materials to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.

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The front gate of US Army base Fort Leavenworth where Chelsea Manning was released,
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The front gate of US Army base Fort Leavenworth where Chelsea Manning was released,

Manning and her lawyers have refused to divulge her post-prison whereabouts or immediate plans.

 

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