Cyntoia Brown is scheduled to be released from prison this week after being granted clemency.
Brown said she was a sex trafficking victim at the time she killed a man in 2004, when she was just 16.
Kim Kardashian West and other celebrities lobbied for her release, and then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted her clemency in January. The now-31-year-old Brown is scheduled to be freed on Wednesday. She will remain on parole for 10 years.
Brown’s case gained renewed attention in 2011 when a PBS documentary titled "Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story" premiered. It detailed how she was forced to be a teen prostitute, and the day of the fatal shooting of Allen, who Brown thought was reaching for a gun.
A re-airing of the documentary likely sparked a social media movement to free Brown, with celebrities joining the movement and sharing the story.
Brown's attorneys say she's requesting privacy and transition time before she makes herself available to the public.
In a statement, Brown says she wants to help other women and girls suffering abuse and exploitation.
Brown has a book out this fall.
"Free Cyntoia" will be published Oct. 15, Atria Books announced Tuesday.
According to Atria, the book will take readers on a "rollercoaster ride" as Brown reflects on her early struggles and the improbable events leading up to her release.
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