Category Archives: Voices

Families Left Behind

More than half of the 1.4 million adults incarcerated in state and federal prisons are parents of minor children. The vast majority of incarcerated parents are male (93%) and are held in state prisons (89%). Among the men held in … Continue reading

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Mothers in Prison and the Children Left Behind

One thing I learned growing up in my household is that women are more likely to be the primary provider for the child; so, when a mother goes to prison, that takes on a whole new meaning, different from fathers … Continue reading

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EACH OF US IS A VITAL THREAD IN ANOTHER PERSON’S TAPESTRY

Have yet to figure it out but as I was reading this little fable, George Orwell’s bookAnimal Farm came to mind. Both the fable and book make the point that for something to get worse that only good men and … Continue reading

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Silence is deadly

As I traveled the highways and byways last summer, the biggest impression I got from talking to people was what problem. There is no problem around these issues of mother and children. Then when giving the presentation and rolling out … Continue reading

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This is your life

Got a couple of emails about the uses of the blog for women getting out of prison. Then it occurred to me that there is a section called voices which is an unedited section that is for those that have … Continue reading

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Day 55 (Human Kindness)

Miles Traveled: 79                                                                                                                       Total Miles Traveled: 9,645                                                                                                      Location: Human Kindness, NC Least We Forget: Last night, as I was talking to Sita, the thought came back to me that there is no way the powers to be will ever take … Continue reading

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A look at the mind behind the voice as it finds expression in the fingers

Don’t know that there is anything I could or say about this link that will go into the voices section of the blog as this is not my story to tell neither is it my story to comment on. Having … Continue reading

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