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Happiness

Happiness card by Sean “I keep my mind focused on as much positivity as I can. I don’t allow this place to bring me down. It does not define me or who I am.”

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Now

“And now these remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.” 1 Cor: 4 Reading the hand written words on the letters he writes and typing them is an interesting process. I feel I’ve been tasked … Continue reading

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Looking For Who I Was…

  A decade ago I went through trial. Jim Clark, my lawyer, had a plan to defend me that was to say screw everything else because he could prove I was innocent. The D.A. was saying the crime occurred between … Continue reading

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The Other Death Penalty: part 1

The prison sentence of Life Without the Possibility of Parole has the same intent as the Death Penalty. This sentence was created for people to die in prison. Not at the hands of the government as happens with the Death … Continue reading

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Communication is The Key

  One of the hardest things to do in prison is maintain a connection with friends, family, and loved ones. Nothing about prison makes maintaining these relationships easy. In fact, it seems that most prison policies and rules actually discourage … Continue reading

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I was only 16

Eleven years ago I was told I had committed a murder. How could this even be possible? I wasn’t a murderer. I wasn’t a violent person.  I knew I hadn’t killed anyone. Yet there were two big police detectives and … Continue reading

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First Night in Prison

“What was my first night in prison like… I guess it was kind of a relief to get off the bus because the trip down was so horrible. I didn’t go straight from Tracy Reception Center to Calipatria, I had … Continue reading

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Introduction

Hi. My name is Emelia and I am the co-author of this blog. I have a few goals when creating this blog which are: to be as truthful and brutally honest as I can because in my life is it … Continue reading

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