Category Archives: life in prison

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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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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Sean’s COVID-19 Experience Inside Prison!

By Sean O’Brien June 2020, typed by Emelia O’Brien On June 4th, 2020 I tested positive for COVID19. Wrongfully convicted and trapped in prison, it only seems fitting that I got Corona virus. There is nothing that I would have … Continue reading

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Sean’s Speech: Restorative Justice

In January 2020, Sean was asked by CDCR to write and deliver a speech in front of Corcoran State Prison incarcerated population and CDCR employees on what they called “a day of peace and reconciliation”. The following is the speech … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Inside Prison

I think this is literally the scariest thing Sean and I have ever faced together. Especially with articles like this:  Two Prison Employees Test Positive for COVID-19 CDCR says CNN: New Corona Virus Cases in Jails Heightens Concerns About an … Continue reading

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Our Fight for Justice

Welcome newcomers and welcome back to everyone else. Thank you for the support and love we have received lately, it means everything to us.   Please help us fight for justice by signing our petition, liking our video, sharing and … Continue reading

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My Invictus

Sean wrote this poem for his Inside Out writers class. Invictus means unconquerable and was a poem written by William Ernest Henley in 1875. Sean wrote his own rendition of it.    My Invictus In the nightmare that holds me … Continue reading

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