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Ex-inmate Johnny ‘Crusher’ Jackson freed under First Step Act thanks judge in note touting clothing line whose name is said to refer to Gangster Disciples

Johnny “Crusher” Jackson took the unusual step of writing to a federal judge recently to thank him for releasing him from prison.

Jackson, who was once in the inner circle of Gangster Disciples founder Larry Hoover, told U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber he’s making the most of his freedom. He said he and his wife have a construction business, a nonprofit organization to help the underprivileged and a clothing line.

But it appears Jackson hasn’t completely turned his back on his past. The brand name for his sweatshirts and T-shirts — Gentlemen of Distinguished Nature — stands for Gangster Disciples Nation, according to prison officials.

Jackson was freed in November under the First Step Act. His thank-you note to the judge was filed into the court record Monday.

“I have worked tirelessly to make good on the promises I made to my wife, pastor and numerous others who are counting

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Justin Bieber pens spiritual love note to wife Hailey on 1st wedding anniversary

Justin Bieber is honoring a very special day in his life with a spiritual post on his social media.

Addressed to his wife, Hailey Bieber, the love note was paired with a gorgeous black-and-white pic from their wedding day, celebrating the one year anniversary of that occasion.

“I am so lucky to be YOUR husband,” Bieber shared with his 148 million followers. “You teach me so much everyday and make me such a better man!”

Bieber also refers to God, saying he will do everything he can as a husband to support his wife.

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“I am committed for the rest of our lives to empower you to be the woman God has called you to be,” he continued in his post on Wednesday. “My heart is to enable you to achieve all of your wildest dreams! I promise to always put you first, to lead with patience and kindness!!”

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