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The 5 Best Items to Send to Your Loved One in Prison

From Huffington Post

As most prisoners’ families already know, there aren’t many comforts from home that you can send to an incarcerated loved one. This is largely due to onerous correspondence restrictions that are in place in virtually every jail and prison in the country. 1,002 more words

Seven Weeks of Weird: The Prison

Welcome back for another round of “Seven Weeks of Weird,” a challenge put on by Mental Mama.  With only this week’s and next week’s to go, I’d say I’m a little relieved this challenge is almost over.   208 more words


daily prompt: 190 days later


I don’t know how correctional officers sleep at night. I couldn’t. But then I don’t do their job. I couldn’t. I would gain no satisfaction in yelling at a group of men to “keep walking and shut up!” ‘Shut up’ is not in my vocabulary. 280 more words

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Day 66: The Real Shawshank

No jury today woo! Because of this brief reprieve, I was able to make an early morning trip to St. Cloud prison to visit a transitions class and take a tour of the facility.   165 more words