The Lives of Women Behind Bars (Part 2): COVID-19 & Doing Time

By Michelle (MN) MCF Shakopee

In part one of The Lives Of Women In Prison, you read J. Fetty’s essay titled How Is 40 Years Not Enough? She wrote about rehabilitation and how one’s positive actions seem blind to the state parole board. Today you’ll read excerpts from personal letters to this writer by women incarcerated in OR, OH, SD, and MN. I have omitted personal identifying informaton, but have left their words unaltered.

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#33: Video Fridays in 60 Seconds — Sex Addictions: “Lost In Darkness” (continued), and Back To Overcrowding

This is a photo of an oil painting by an inmate in Ohio. He donated the painting to Epiphany Ministries where it was then auctioned. This same inmate created the painting commemorating the life of 7 year old Ryleigh Payne, in the 16 December 2019 post.

The first posting of a long running essay titled “Lost In Darkness,” about one sex offender’s problem with sex addiction, was published on 23 December 2019 in the post I’m D.E., a Sex Offender. Then in Video Fridays In 60 Seconds #10, and again in #18. Today I’m posting the second to last installment of D.E.’s essay “Lost In Darkness,” which you can read here.

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