Talk To Me class

A Day in My Life in Prison

Ask any offender and she will tell you that life in prison is about maneuvering. It’s almost a game. Being able to get from point A to point B without being stopped by the law—eyes down, head down, and moving with purpose—that’s most of the battle.

In spite of everything, the dog! An inmate prepares for her release

Sam – ’cause that’s what I came to call the dog, Sam – well, he stayed by my side that whole night. Like he wanted to be with me! It was surprising. I ain’t had nothin’ stick by me from choice in a long while.