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Challenging Incarceration Stories Laura Whitehorn
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Challenging Incarceration Stories: Jack Davis
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What does mass incarceration prove, nothing.- Jack
Challenging Incarceration Stories: Larry White
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HARD TIME VIRGINIA , by Harvey Yoder
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Saturday, February 25, 2017 HARD TIME VIRGINIA Volume 2, Number 2 Virginia Public Radio photo Deaths In Virginia Prisons According to the 12/7/16 THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT suicide is the third largest cause of death among inmates in DOC custody, accounting for 32 deaths in the decade of 2004-2014, exceeded only by deaths resulting from cancer and […]
Women in Need of Freedom: Patty Prewitt
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In an essay publshed in 2013, Patty Prewitt described meeting a caseworker in the Women’s Easter, Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (WERDCC) in Vandalia, Missouri. The caseworker told her: “I think we should start a cemetery… A graveyard for you and the others serving no-parole.”  Prewitt listened to her describe flower beds and flat gravestones.  “It […]
Elders in need of freedom: Larry Yarbrough
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Larry Yarbrough is one of Oklahoma’s incarcerated people aged 50 and older who are currently serving life without parole for nonviolent drug offenses. After 22 years of incarceration, he uses a wheelchair and suffers from diabetes and congestive heart failure. He has never had a citation for misconduct; instead he’s received commendations for volunteering his […]
Prison Chapel Inc
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today I was informed by mike McKenrick of celebrate recovery that Joe Wilson of prison chapel inc,,, Glen Short of FSB architects and mike had a meeting last Tues. with DOC Dir Albaugh and gained approval to build chapel number 6 at J.H.Lilly correctional facility in Boley, ok more info to follow as to meetings ect...we are moving forward on this quickly God Bless
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