Category Archives: wrongful conviction

Still Waiting

When my habeas corpus petition was before the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the oral arguments hearing was held July 6, 2015. Just over 3 months later on October 25, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court issued their ruling ordering … Continue reading

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Family Visit 8: True Colors

Sean and I had our 8th Family Visit September 22-24 2018. Family Visiting seems separated from the rest of the world, and it is. It feels cut off from everything, sort of like being aware while dreaming. Maybe it’s because … Continue reading

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Family Visit 7: One Year Wedding Anniversary

 Drawing by Emelia, colored by Sean August 11, 2018 was beginning of our most recent Family Visit at Corcoran State Prison. The following day was our one year wedding anniversary. Sean and I felt incredibly lucky to get to celebrate … Continue reading

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Family Visit 5: Creatures

On May 12, 2018 Sean and I celebrated our 9 month anniversary at a Family Visit. Our wedding day is something we like to remember and celebrate each month because it something that brings us both great joy. Sean’s eyes … Continue reading

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Ning’s First Visit

On March 24, 2018 I brought my good friend, Ning, with me to visit my husband for the first time. Ning and I have been friends for over 6 years, and she has wanted to meet Sean for a long … Continue reading

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15 Years Lost: Sean’s poem for English class

  Darkness descends too young with uncontrolled pain ripping apart freedom lost in the confusion untold  why, why does the cold constrain? words spoken, lies all around still freedom lost in confusion untold   Order marinated in the form of … Continue reading

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Family Visit 4: Rain Clouds

March 3, 2018 The morning I went into Family Visit was dark and cloudy. A few hours later, we heard the sound of thunder in the distance. We went out the door into the small outdoor space and stood together  … Continue reading

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