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About Sean & Emelia

In 2003 Sean O'Brien was wrongfully convicted in El Dorado County, CA and sentenced to Life Without Parole at the age of 16. We have been friends since grade school and are now married. Sean and I move forward together with the knowledge of his innocence, our faith in God, and hope that he will rightfully regain his freedom. Until then we embrace our journey wherever it may take us, cherishing each moment we have together and staying true to ourselves. This blog is about the past we share, our fight for freedom, life as it exists for us, and our path toward the future, whatever that may hold. Thank you for allowing us to be heard. God bless.

Dean’s List

Sean made the Dean’s list at Bakersfield College for Fall Semester 2018! It is great that he is getting recognition for his hard work in his college classes.In addition to this, Sean is gathering more letters of support and chronos … Continue reading

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The Pearl

The sun had just risen, it was about 7:15 am and I was alone on the road making my way toward Corcoran to spend the day with Sean. Silent except for the music on my car radio, there were no … Continue reading

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Sean’s Recent Chronos

The following are the two most recent chronos written for Sean’s commutation by prison staff. Sean will be sending these letters to the Governor in his commutation packet, along with many other chronos, letters from friends and family, achievement certificates, … Continue reading

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Family Visit 11: Rain Storm

On March 2, 2019 Sean and I had our 11th Family Visit. We celebrated being married for over a year and a half, as well as my birthday. The morning on the first day of our Family Visit was cloudy … Continue reading

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DVI 2: The Nightmare

This is the second post about Sean has written about his experience at Tracy Reception Center (Duel Vocational Institution) in 2006. DVI has a long-standing reputation for being violent and dangerous. Read his first post: DVI 1:Welcome to Tracy Eventually … Continue reading

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Petition

Please take a moment to sign my petition which will go along with my applicationĀ  asking Governor Newsom to commute my wrongful conviction sentence while we wait for the ruling from my 2017 Evidentiary Hearing in Sacramento. Every signature counts … Continue reading

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DVI 1: Welcome to Tracy

The following is the first in a series of posts Sean is writing about his experience at Duel Vocational Institution in 2006. Built in 1953, DVI is located in San Joaquin, CA. It serves as a reception center for all … Continue reading

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