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Introducing

Harold, 47

Being raised by hard-working, law-abiding parents, my fondest memory was being taught that choices are decisions. I took that sage…
Barry
May 28, 2024
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Tracy, 35

I am a domestic violence survivor as well as an abuser. At four years old, my house was shot up…
Barry
May 22, 2024
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Ricky, 64

I still run the track and exercise. As long as I have feet that move, I will run. I come…
Barry
May 22, 2024
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Adam, 42

My name is Adam. I have a heart condition. It's hereditary. It's not because I haven't been taking care of…
Barry
May 15, 2024
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Richard, 69

When I was a young lad, my older nine-year-old brother, James, had leukemia. I was too young to have a…
Barry
May 14, 2024
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Hugo, 31

Growing up in poverty and being abandoned by my father at three, I had less than others due to only…
Barry
May 14, 2024
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Travis, 42

This poem, Two-tone Shoes, and a New Suit, came about when Simon, my son, sent me a photograph of himself…
Barry
May 8, 2024
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Dwayne, 58

Recently, I had a conversation about my life with a new friend. I told him that I was incarcerated for…
Barry
May 8, 2024

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