Time: 5:34 am It’s the third day of the hunger strike and last night I couldn’t sleep. This is the hump day once I get past today I should have more energy and not feel so sluggish. Every morning I do 150 push-ups to keep my muscles from getting lazy and get my heart rate…

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Time: 6:10am It’s day two of our hunger strike and once again we are being “cell fed” (for those of us accepting meals). Most of the building is still refusing their meals and I just seen on the news that 30,000 inmates are participating in this hunger strike. That’s more than I expected and probably…

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Today is day one of the hunger strike and it is also my fifth day in Centinela State Prison. I’ve just been transferred from Calipatria’s level-4 prison to Centinela’s level- 3 prison, after spending almost five long years housed in Calipatria’s Administrative Segregation Unit (ASU), also known as “the hole.” I’ve been in prison for…

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My name is Martin Gonzalez, I’m an inmate at California State Prison, in California. I have been in prison for ones 17 years, for a life crime that was committed when I was a juvenile.  I’ve never kept a journal before so please bare with me as I crudely share my world with you.  I…

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