Coronavirus: A Letter Of Worry


Well, it looks as if our beautiful island isn’t going to dodge the Coronavirus Death March after all. For the past several months I’ve blogged about how my Ohio facility has remained an odd oasis in a sea of pandemic. I’ve watched the world outside slowly contort and twist upon itself as the virus has slayed its way across the planet. All of us here have watched apprehensively as several Ohio prisons exploded into worse case scenarios.

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#36: Video Fridays in 60 Seconds — Cluster of COVID Sick Staff Threatens Everyone

*Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering, updated July 24, 2020

Another Ohio prison has burst wide with cases of COVID-19. North Central Correctional Institution is so short on healthy staff, that a statewide call for correctional officers has been issued.

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#35: Video Fridays in 60 Seconds — I Write This Blog for a Reason

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I recently completed my “7 Days Behind Bars” series. In it you’ll read stories of events from each day of the week, snapshots of life behind bars. They’re essays of hope and fear, inspiration, happiness and crushing sadness. Above all else, they’re reality of life behind bars. For those of you who haven’t yet read these 7 postings, you’ll want to read them now:

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