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I don’t know from where it comes to dwell in the pit of my gut, wanting to rule me every day, every hour.

But, it doesn’t know that ruling a ruler isn’t an easy task at hand for anyone let alone, anxiety and panic. 19 more words

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Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An inmate at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility died in April after a brain fungus gave him a form of meningitis that left him weak and so disoriented that he drank his own urine while prison health care staff ignored his pleas for help, according to a lawsuit filed on behalf of his mother and daughter. 378 more words

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DAY 21 - 365PhotoChallenge - 'Plotting My Escape'

PLOTTING MY ESCAPE

This image summarises how I felt when I was housebound with illness. I felt trapped. Shut away. I craved fresh air. I used to lie underneath the window and try to breath in the passing gusts of air. 50 more words

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Before She Ignites| Jodi Meadows

“I wanted freedom in the same way I wanted my next breath: an unspoken but constant desire.” 

Breakdown:

  • Book: Before She Ignites
  • Series:  Fallen Isles Trilogy #1…
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Moline man sentenced to 121 months in prison for receiving child pornography

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois — A U.S. District Judge sentenced a Moline man to prison on Thursday, October 19, for receiving child pornography.

William Tyler Burrows, 33, was sentenced to 121 months after pleading guilty in May of this year to receiving three child pornography videos over the internet between July 11 and August 18 of 2015. 15 more words

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How a man exonerated after 24 years behind bars is using his freedom to help others

KANSAS CITY, Missouri– Darryl Burton spent 24 years in prison for a murder in St. Louis that he didn’t commit.

When he got out, he had nothing: no money, no job offer, and no one to help him out. 231 more words

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Tourist Attraction!.... prison?

While reading Golden Gulag, I have been thinking about my experience with living in California for nearly my entire life and how prisons have played a role. 558 more words

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