Friday, July 1, 2016     Volume: 17, Issue: 17
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Diary from prison

Within a few weeks of my arrival at the prison, things began to fall into place. I settled in a cell with another white man (something that on the outside wouldn’t matter but is essential in prison). I finally, after what seemed like an eternity but was actually a little less than a week, got access to the phone and called my wife and children. You only get 15 minutes for a call and in that first call, it took me a ... [ Read More ]

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