Prison Stories

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It might not be the Plymouth Colony pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe, wildfowl and popcorn, but my first Thanksgiving in a state prison had a few echoes of that famous feast.

Seven years ago, I was 19, fresh upstate, and didn’t know nothing about anything. My commissary account — the…

Joseph Beer

Joseph Beer is a student in NYU’s Prison Education Program and a contributor to the Wallkill Journal.

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