Kidnapping victim Amanda Berry appears on stage with Nelly

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CLEVELAND, OH (KTVI) – St. Louis hip hop artist Nelly shared the stage with a very special guest over the weekend.

It happened during a concert in Cleveland. ¬†Appearing alongside the Grammy winner was Amanda Berry, one of the three women who escaped from her kidnapper’s home in May after being held for a decade.

Nelly introduced her onstage Saturday evening during a day-long concert fest.

Berry made her public appearance a day after her captor, Ariel Castro, was sentenced to life and a thousand years in prison.  Berry did not speak at the concert.