Noon I arrived at CTF- Soledad 5-31, my property 6-14. Everything I own was in two cardboard boxes. I cant stand to think of all I lost due to my crime: Home, business, family, even my reputation. All Gone. Methamphetamine- maker of fools. 1PM Waiting for my issue of indigent envelopes. I am trying to…

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My section does not have dayroom today, so I am in the cell until time to start work.  I am a porter in this housing unit.  Due to my age (almost 70) I only do light duty, able wiper. I also spend a lot of time running for the men stuck in their cells.  A…

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Excerpt from entry November 29, 2011: Waiting for my transfer is messing with my security blanket.  All change is scary, but changing prisons is way up there on the fear of change.  Everyone I have talked to about Soledad, says it is much better than being here.  They don’t even mention the tiny little cells. …

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