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In a personal handwritten plea, Michael Douglas asked a judge to show mercy on his son, Cameron Douglas.
“I love my son, but I’m not blind to his actions,” wrote the actor, “I do believe out of this adversity he will be a positive citizen.”
Cameron Douglas could have received a 10-year prison sentence for possessing and distributing methamphetamine and cocaine.
But today, Federal Circuit Court Judge Richard Berman sentenced him to five years behind bars. He will also get five additional years of parole.
Michael Douglas’ letter was released to the public by the court earlier today. Douglas' Letter to the Judge
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