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Flowerbed of Freedom
A prisoner doing yardwork learns something about her own life path
During my active alcoholism, I faced serious criminal charges for various felonies. The last time I was arrested, I remember the police officers telling me that I was facing charges on five different felonies. I didn't even know with what I was being charged. I just knew that sad, empty, sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach told me my days of freedom were about to be severely limited. I was facing my third trip to the state penitentiary.
On a few occasions, I was shackled, cuffed and led across the street from the jail to the court house. Usually, I was told that I was a...
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