Trying out the Write+ button, see what that does for me.
UPDATE FROM HOLMAN PRISON: I just learned Mr. Willie Simmons received over 50 letters from all over the country yesterday. His friend told me, “Thank you for giving him a reason to hold on and live. I have never seen a man with so much joy. He is glowing like never before.” 1/3 There isContinue reading ““Thank you for giving him a reason to hold on and live.””
Today I talked to Willie Simmons, who has spent the last 38 years in prison for stealing $9. He was convicted of 1st degree robbery & sentenced to life without parole in 1982, prosecuted under Alabama’s habitual offender law because he had 3 prior convictions. 1/12 He told me his priors were 1 grand larcenyContinue reading ““Sometimes I feel like I’m lost in outer space.””