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Behind Bars: The stuff you collect in prison makes all the difference

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“I promised my shoes to someone months ago. They aren’t the best, but like a lot of...

Behind Bars

Behind Bars: The stuff you collect in prison makes all the difference

Brian Wood Behind Bars new sig

“I promised my shoes to someone months ago. They aren’t the best, but like a lot of junk in here, they are valued,” Brian Wood writes this week.


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Behind Bars: There's plenty to look forward to after prison

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“As I get closer to leaving prison, I’m allowing myself to think about all the things I miss from the outside world, the things I’m really looking forward to,” Brian Wood writes this week. 


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COLUMN: Stereotypes in prison are rampant — and often true

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For people convicted of certain crimes, there seems to be commonalities in behavior and personality.


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Behind Bars: A little work and a microwave go a long way with prison cuisine

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“Spreading is where prisoners get together and make a big meal. In prison, food is entertainment,” Brian Wood writes this week.


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Behind Bars: Different backgrounds often equalized in prison setting

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“Because of the shared experience of being a prisoner, I don’t always fully appreciate all the countless backgrounds and experiences that are represented in here,” Brianw Wood writes this week. 

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