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18. Gardens, Trolleys, Chinatown, and Prison

We woke up from our deep slumber, checked out of the hostel, grabbed some complimentary danishes, and headed out to explore the city some more. We first went to the San Francisco Botanical Gardens. 1,163 more words

Big Blue

Isolation and Agony at Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Michael Kleen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Michael Kleen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 547 more words

Travel

Some things don't work

Cell Block 7

Cell Block 6

A typical cell

Al Capone’s cell

A graphic depicting incarceration rates around the world. We’re #1!

Eastern State Penitentiary… 564 more words

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Eastern State Penitentiary

Thanksgiving is one of my favourite things about living in America. Of course, I am glossing over the horrible history of European colonialism and the acts of oppression and genocide towards the indigenous population that are enshrined in the mythology of Thanksgiving. 1,502 more words

#92 - Enslavement

“Hey man, do I need to be wearing these?!”

Michael rose his arms to display thin plastic strips digging into his wrists.

“Pipe down, Jones. ¬†You got a time out and you take it – or do you want to go back to your cell?” 119 more words

Storytelling

"What I Learned in Prison" (by T.J. MacGregor)

Trish MacGregor is the author of forty novels and the winner of an Edgar Allan Poe Award for best paperback original novel. In June 2016, she appeared in… 1,368 more words
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