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Life Inside January 9
“Time has made it abundantly clear that my ability to exercise patience—or not to—doesn’t sway it in the least.”
Life Inside December 19, 2019
Jenny Jimenez and her husband, Jesse, who is incarcerated in Illinois, have found creative ways to show each other love, especially around Christmas. Puzzle filters, nail clippers and Lifetime original movies are involved.
Life Inside December 12
I barely remember my birthplace, Jamaica, and I have no family left there. Frankly, I’m terrified.
Life Inside December 5
After my mother was diagnosed with cancer, she married the love of her life even though he was still behind bars. Then he got sick, too.
Life Inside November 25, 2019
“When the van pulls back up to the rear gates of the prison... it's almost a relief.”
Life Inside November 13
“It’s conflicting, I imagine, to hear how someone who once took a life thinks about living a good life.”
Life Inside November 7
“While I went to high school with casual weed smokers and worked at various jobs with weekend coke snorters, I was entirely unprepared for what I’ve seen in state prison.”
Life Inside October 24
Waiting to die, we haunt our loved ones.
Life Inside October 10
“Saying goodbye with the people who loved him—and me—I remember that I am not the tomb that imprisons me.”
Life Inside September 26
“I’m hungry to make meaning out of destruction.”