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Bradley Manning's Mother: My Son Is 'Superman'

Sunday, 04 Aug 2013 03:29 PM

 

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In a rare interview, the British mother of U.S. soldier Bradley Manning has urged her son not to give up hope, even as he faces up to 136 years in prison for disclosing hundreds of thousands of secret U.S. documents.

In comments published by the Mail on Sunday, Susan Manning says she may never see her son again but that he should know she still considered him her "Superman."

Susan Manning, a 59-year-old from Wales, had not given an interview in years. She is divorced from her son's father, and the Mail says she has unspecified health problems.

The 25-year-old soldier was convicted of many charges, including Espionage Act violations, but was acquitted of the most serious charge, aiding the enemy.

He leaked the documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.

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