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DVI 1: Welcome to Tracy

The following is the first in a series of posts Sean is writing about his experience at Duel Vocational Institution in 2006. Built in 1953, DVI is located in San Joaquin, CA. It serves as a reception center for all … Continue reading

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Christmas in Prison by Sean

Nearly 2.5 million Americans spent this past Christmas incarcerated. Many of them deserve to be in prison for committing a crime, however, these 2.5 million Americans in prison also have families they are separated from. These men and women are … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2018

Christmas feels so different when one is spending it in prison. My Christmas Day went something like this: I woke up at 3:30 am to get on the road by 4 for my long drive to the prison, the last … Continue reading

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Family Visit 10: Take Care

Family Visit #10 was January 5th 2019. To hit the double digits in our number of Family Visit dates since beginning them in September 2017 is bittersweet; happy that we get to have this special time together and feeling grateful … Continue reading

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Family Visit 9: Two Suns

Family Visit November 3, 2018. Sean and I stood togethet at the fence line outside our Family Visit unit. The sun was setting with vibrant pink hues bouncing off the clouds on the horizon in front of us. The air … Continue reading

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Prison Cell Layout

Layout and writing by Sean November 2018

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Family Visit by Sean

  The first time that I was in the Family Visiting unit waiting for my wife Emelia to be brought in was the first time in 15 years I felt alone. In prison, each day is exactly the same; very … Continue reading

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