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Christopher, 57

I came to San Quentin with my bag of hate and prejudices fully intact. Not really thinking of change. I’m not saying Moe is solely responsible for opening my eyes, but he became part of the solution, not the problem. Moe became my best friend and I am still blessed by his presence.

Christopher, 57

I came to San Quentin with my bag of hate and prejudices fully intact. Not really thinking of change. I’m not saying Moe is solely responsible for opening my eyes, but he became part of the solution, not the problem. Moe became my best friend and I am still blessed by his presence.

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Elizabeth, 57

Elizabeth, 57

Unless you want a better criminal, stop sending kids to prison. There has to be a better option if we want a brighter future for our youth.

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Michael, 41

Michael, 41

Unless you want a better criminal, stop sending kids to prison. There has to be a better option if we want a brighter future for our youth.

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John, 47

John, 47

One thing I have noticed during my walk is the more I submit to God’s will, the more blessings I receive. God is clearly guiding my footsteps.

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Brandon, 38

Brandon, 38

I shot and killed a man. No matter how much I’d like to change the past, I cannot. But I can strive to be better.

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Quayshaun, 30

Quayshaun, 30

“I was able to impact him in a profound way and it never would’ve happened if I didn’t choose to make the most of a negative situation. This is my twelfth year in prison and after that day.”

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Jerry, 47

Jerry, 47

I shot and killed a man. No matter how much I’d like to change the past, I cannot. But I can strive to be better.

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Donnie, 46

Donnie, 46

Growing up in the eighties, fast food was everything and nothing was bigger, or cooler than McDonald’s.

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Michael, 61

Michael, 61

It’s not easy to come to the point where you want to change your mindset. It can be a mentally painful process. I still have a lot of fine-tuning to do. It comes in increments, when it does, it feels good. My heart and mind feel nourished.

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Antwann, 46

Antwann, 46

I know staring down at a lifeless body did something to us all emotionally. There was one pivotal moment where I found myself questioning life itself.

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Daniel, 42

Daniel, 42

It’s not easy to come to the point where you want to change your mindset. It can be a mentally painful process. I still have a lot of fine-tuning to do. It comes in increments, when it does, it feels good. My heart and mind feel nourished.

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