365 Days Handmade

Making life a better place, one day at a time

Day 49/365: A Quarter of A Century Already?

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Part of my job as a correctional staff psychologist is conducting intake interviews with new inmates who have transferred to our facility from another prison.  Today I completed an intake with a 24-year-old new arrival who just started his term last year.  He had been sentenced to 19 years in the state pen.  As I was going through his files and my paperwork, I looked at his birthday and saw that he was born in 1990, and it occurred to me: Holy shit. This year marks 25 years since I graduated from high school.  And:  This kid will still have five years of prison time left when I retire.



Author: FC5

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