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About Sean & Emelia

Sean O'Brien was wrongfully convicted in adult court in El Dorado County, California and sentenced to Life Without Parole at the age of 16 without a shred of physical evidence tying him to the crime for which he was convicted. Sean and I have been friends since grade school and we were married in 2017. We live and grow together in love with the knowledge of his innocence, our faith, and hope for our future. We embrace this journey, wherever it may take us, cherishing each moment we have together and staying true to our hearts. This blog is about the past we share, our life together and our fight for justice. Thank you for reading. God bless.

Juvenile LWOP

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This summer I was able to give an interview for this article, Locked Up in Lockdown: The COVID19 Toll for Prisoners and Their Loved Ones, written about COVID19 inside American prisons, as well as prisons in Australia. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Incarcerated Lives Matter

August 13, 2020 I was placed on COVID-19 quarantine for the second time after an individual in my housing unit tested positive. This happened exactly one month after I was let off the first COVID-19 quarantine. On July 13, I … Continue reading

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CDCR Medical Negligence

In Fall 2019 Sean went to dental for a dental exam at Corcoran State Prison, which he must request in order to receive any dental care. The dentist noted a cavity and the California Department of Corrections had up to … Continue reading

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In his own words

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Rally At the Capitol

On August 13, 2020 we gathered in Sacramento at the Capitol as one. We laid roses on the steps for the incarcerated individuals who have lost their lives due to COVID19 and the California Department of Correction’s negligence. We also … Continue reading

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My Fight For My Husband

Yesterday, August 6 2020, I had the privilege to stand with a group called ‘We Are Their Voices’ to protest in Corcoran, California at Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and Corcoran State Prison where my husband, Sean, is wrongfully imprisoned. We … Continue reading

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24 Hour Lockdown

7/23/2020 Sean wrote: I have been confined to my cell 24 hours a day for the past 52 days without due process. CDCR wont call it punishment but what how else do you describe being locked in a 9 by … Continue reading

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The Worst Prison Health Screw-up in State History

I spoke with a reporter from The Guardian about Corcoran State Prison and our experience with the recent COVID19 outbreak. The above is a clip from the article that was written about the massive prison health screw up that led … Continue reading

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Sean’s COVID19 Experience In Prison: Letters

Letters written by Sean O’Brien  June 22, 2020 I tested negative for COVID19 on June 19th. I am anxious to get my cellmate’s test results back so I can call my wife. I cannot believe they are doing this to … Continue reading

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