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Daniel records his friend Rudy interviewing with Stanford Law Professor Joan Petersilia. Daniel and Rudy spent 3 days in the California Bay area attending the Uncommon Heroes awards ceremony where freedom fighter Elizabeth Calvin was honored, visiting the Prison Law Office in Berkeley and Stanford Law School. While at Stanford, Rudy discusses his gang validation in prison that led him to spending 15 years of his last 21 years in prison in the Solitary Housing Unit (SHU). The value of Criminal and Gang members Anonymous and mentorship to getting to the personal issues that lead individuals to a criminal lifestyle. Rudy discusses what leaving a gang made him feel. The importance of reaching young people at 9 – 10 years before they begin acting out. Corcoran SHU. Rudy claims getting out of prison has been easy (he may be crazy lol) but believes we all have a duty to give back,

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  1. 2nd Chances: Spencer Layman – Student Senator at San Bernardino Valley College and former President of All of Us or None, talks about being more scared on the bus headed to college for the first time than stepping into his first prison yard and second chances. He tells about the time he and 2 others tried to escape from a juvenile facility and getting stabbed with a bone crusher at Iron State prison. Melinda Moneymaker made a difference in his life and encouraged him to believe everyone deserves a 2nd chance.

 

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A Son’s Love – “My Mom Needs to Come Home,” – Daniel interviews Nicole Begley who’s son once said this to a DA. They discusses prison politics in California’s women’s prisons. From ecstasy to IV drug use. First guest ever to ask for an enhancement and first person whose first arrest turns into first term. 3 days before release she picks up another term. Our mutual friend calls while we talk. Aggressives, transients and SoCal gang bangin. Custody to Community Transitional Re-entry Program. PIA sewing,  welding and NA. A family restored. “Are you your own friend?” Don’t think about yesterday or tomorrow; set short term goals one day at a time. Ask questions. Get plugged in – network.

 

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Badge of Honor – Daniel talks with his friend Daniel Fothergill minutes after 50 days in rehab. They discuss earning tattoos, sending shooters on people he liked and how he masked his emotions to appear strong. Daniel served time for pulling a gun on his dad; his dad died while he was in prison. Daniel tells us how he felt loved in prison and the difference between feeling “a part of” in prison compared to feeling “a part of” in 12-step fellowships. Get plugged in, go to meetings, get a mentor.

 

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