Category Archives: life in prison

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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Family Visit 18: love and fear

Feb 26-28 2020 I got out of Family Visit and started my drive home at about 10 am and made it home by 3:30 pm. This photo is from the rest stop along the way, the trees are blooming. Looks … Continue reading

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Family Visit 16: Praying Mantis

Our most recent Family Visit was November 20th, just in time to celebrate our own little Thanksgiving. My drive there was mercifully uneventful this time and I arrived with no difficulties. After our intial 5 minute hug Sean’s eyes lit … Continue reading

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Family Visit 15: Oustide

September 25th- 27th 2019 Sean and I were outside the Family Visiting unit, it was late afternoon and we had just finished playing in the water. Our clothes were damp but they were quickly drying in the summer heat, almost … Continue reading

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