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  1. One Whole Year

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    April 1, 2014 by J_R_Heaney

    To all our amazing followers of this blog: it’s been over a year since we published our first post, and …
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  2. oth·er (verb)

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    April 1, 2014 by J_R_Heaney

    Writing about the prison system as an author who has never been incarcerated, or really even had unfortunate encounters with the …
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  3. A Sweet Start

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    March 4, 2014 by alexamariekelly

    We write a lot about this blog about the experience of being a prisoner. But what about before prison? Or …
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  4. Could You?

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    February 4, 2014 by J_R_Heaney

    How long can people last in a prison without losing themselves? While reviewing a few perspective pieces on prison life …
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  5. Resolutions

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    January 7, 2014 by sarahbousquet1

    Resolutions   New year, New life Full of resolutions, And promises to change   We focus on how to change …
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  6. “Music” by Monica Sok

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    December 25, 2013 by J_R_Heaney

    I visit the animal in his cage, a cold shelter of bars and chains. The closer I go, ice forms …
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  7. A Way Out

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    December 10, 2013 by canyoufeelitburning

    Ralph was that young guy that you had to notice. He had a smile so bright it’d put the sun …
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  8. The Taxidermist

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    November 20, 2013 by J_R_Heaney

    This short written piece is meant to reflect my sentiments that not enough attempts to understand criminals and their motivations …
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  9. Stasi Prison Tour

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    October 22, 2013 by J_R_Heaney

    For the last two months, I’ve been studying abroad in Berlin, Germany. It’s an incredibly engaging city, and that is …
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  10. War on Drugs

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    October 7, 2013 by sarahbousquet1

    War On Drugs    Legal illegal No difference No matter Lock em’ up Line em’ up Black lines White power …
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