“Parolees are an easy target. Who wants to fight for rights of people who, at some earlier point, voluntarily forfeited them?” Brian Wood writes this week.
“There’s been other things I hadn’t realized would take some adjustment,” Brian Wood writes this week. “Like, I keep forgetting to zip up my pants. In prison pants don’t have zippers, and no matter how much I try to remember, I catch myself at least once a day...
“Let’s face it, hiring a felon is taking a chance,” Beyond Bars columnist Brian Wood writes this week.
“A friend of mine asked me how it feels to be free and I responded, ‘Parole feels pretty awesome.’ The knowledge I am at the mercy of an imperfect system triggered this answer and that same knowledge keeps me on my toes,” Brian Wood writes this week.