Category Archives: Prison life

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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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 Birthday during COVID-19

  Sean’s Birthday was on June 2, 2020. This was during a time of the deadly COVID19 pandemic and worldwide protests of the murder of George Floyd. It was a time of unrest and global shift. Tensions were and still … Continue reading

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My Personal COVID-19 Experience

In the beginning of March 2020, California Department of Corrections closed down all visiting, including Family Visiting, because of COVID-19. When CDCR shut down visiting it came as no surprise because the highly infectious world wide pandemic had already caused … 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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Busting the Myth: “Free Bed, Food & Health Care”

When I hear of people on the outside saying prison inmates have it made with a free place to sleep, free food and free quality medical care, I know they have never experienced the reality of what prisoners are faced … Continue reading

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Our Christmas 2019

     Sean made us adorable little stockings with our initials on them! We had a really nice Christmas season this year and got great photos on Christmas Day at visiting. Thank you to those who helped make our season … Continue reading

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Family Visit 17: Christmas 2019

Christmas is not typically an enjoyable time of year for us, but this year was completely different. We went into December preparing for our Family Visit, which was a date we were extremely lucky to get: December 21st. We considered … Continue reading

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