Michigan

2020-07-16T14:34:53-04:00Fellow 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 [...]

2020-06-04T11:37:32-04:00Hope & Change|

Why Prison Volunteers Change Lives

Throughout my 23 years of incarceration, many people have had a positive influence on my life, but none more so than the courageous volunteers who selflessly pour into American prisons each and every day, whether it be for religious purposes, substance [...]

2020-06-04T11:14:50-04:00Daily Survival|

How Art Saves My Life in Prison

There are two main emotions every convict locked away in America is forced to cope with during his incarceration: Anger, and Loneliness. Anger at the situation we've somehow brought crashing down upon ourselves, and anger at a system that refuses to [...]

2020-02-19T09:23:17-05:00Hope & Change|

Dogs in Prison

When the prison I've grown up in partnered with a local animal shelter and a service-canine organization to start a dog rehabilitation and training program, it had been nearly 4,000 days since I had last seen a dog in person, last [...]