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Prison Is Not What You Think!!! (part 1)

Dostoyevsky wrote: “The degree of civilization can be judged by entering it’s prisons.” (Yale book of quotes 2006) I say that some people in this country (USA) believe that justice entails & hinges upon imposing the most painful, excruciating, inhumane & horrible punishment possible for people who are […]

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PRIDE IN PRISON

  All too often, it’s of the wrong sort. Many times I’ve ran into guys, or met them for the first time, and they immediately start bragging about their exploits in the prison world: they beat this person’s ass, they called out this person for being a piece […]

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How I Turned The Corner

I was devistated by having come back to prison for the third time. I couldn’t believe that i had put myself in such a precarious position again and that i still hadn’t figured myself out. It was like i couldn’t trust who i believed myself to be and […]

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Second Chances

Do you believe in second chances? Do you believe that a person can change if given that opprotunity? Why is society so quick throw away the key to a young person’s life if everything is built on rehabilitation. I have struggled with question many times over. They only […]

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Death Has Never Scared Me

I grew up surrounded by death and destruction, so I came to grips that when it’s my time it’s my time. Lord willing my death just wouldn’t be in vain. Many childhood friends of mine have passed away prior to their 18th birthday or very soon after. Many […]

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Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary

“Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary” jolts us from page one into a life and world filled with dire consequences. Steven Jenning’s painfully raw initiation into a violent upbringing at age six leads him down a path of alcoholism, hatred, raging anger, and self-destruction. Imprisoned at age 20 […]

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