Fellow Inmates

2020-06-05T11:51:49-04:00Fellow Inmates|

Cerebral Palsy in Prison

"Hey, did you see that kid in the wheelchair today?" "No." I say. "When did he get here?" "I think he just rode in yesterday or today," said Greg. "He break his leg or something?" "No, he's, like, seriously in a [...]

2020-06-06T19:53:40-04:00Fellow Inmates|

Life Behind Bars As A Convicted Sex Offender

Peter was a nineteen-year-old bisexual inmate who was rumored to be a convicted sex offender. That was already at least two strikes. He was also small, weighing maybe 120 pounds. To top it off, Peter had a mental disability. He was smart, but was slow to respond, or pick up on verbal cues.
2020-05-31T10:53:47-04:00Fellow Inmates|

Ted Bundy’s Daughter

Where is Ted Bundy's Daughter? Charles Norman, who has been in prison for decades, knew Ted Bundy, knows how he was able to impregnate a woman while on death row, and reveals a conversation he had where Bundy confided in him about his last victim.
2020-04-03T11:52:55-04:00Fellow Inmates|

The Aliens Within Us

Here, "normal," i.e. civil, is as alien to prisoners as criminal activity is to decent people. Therefore, it is difficult to embrace change when it could result in being attacked or harmed in other ways.
2020-02-02T15:26:21-05:00Fellow Inmates|

A Real-life Andy Dufresne

Back in the 70s and 80s at Western Penitentiary, one of the oldest prisons in the world, the Shawshank Redemption was real; the prisons literally looked the same. I am a real life Andy Dufresne, only I never even tried to [...]

2020-02-06T18:44:35-05:00Fellow Inmates|

Solitary Suicide

By: Jeremy Busby Gabiele was an upbeat cat for a prisoner with a life sentence. I remember the day that I met him. I was having a difficult day trying to navigate all of the negativity that prison has [...]