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Lin-Manuel Miranda says he'll play 'Hamilton' in Chicago for Oscar Lopez Rivera

Lin-Manuel Miranda says he'll play 'Hamilton' in Chicago for Oscar Lopez Rivera

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda said he was "sobbing with gratitude" about the news that President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera and said he would play Alexander Hamilton at a Chicago performance for Lopez Rivera.

"I wish I was with every Puerto Rican in Chicago right now," Miranda tweeted Tuesday.

Lopez Rivera, who grew up in Chicago, was convicted of seditious...

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