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Non-violent offenders remove snow for the needy

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — This week, more than 60 non-violent offenders shoveled 100 driveways in Portsmouth for the elderly, handicapped and disabled veterans.

The offenders were scattered across the city, from Churchland to Park View, in small groups. 271 more words

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Writing and Empathy

As some of you might know, I’m trying to write a novel. As a beginner to creative writing, one of the first things I did was to read up on tips and suggestions. 605 more words


E-Lit Example

The E-Lit example that best manifests this definition and experience of exactitude is titled “Public Secrets,” by Sharon Daniel and Erik Loyer (located in the second anthology). 264 more words


Day 14 In The Hole

I am sharing the journal I kept while I did 7 months in the hole.

Journal entry dated 12/9/08:

This morning they set out a chain. 217 more words

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Inmates in Texas being relocated after disturbance

TEXAS — Federal prison officials are relocating nearly 3,000 inmates after about two-thirds of them broke out of their housing units during a lockdown at a prison in South Texas. 236 more words


Leash on life

Sometimes dogs aren’t the only ones who need second chances.

The Leash on Life program is a groundbreaking Pennsylvania program that pairs prison inmates with shelter dogs. 246 more words