Tag Archives: prison

Speaking to inmate Misty Stoddard

Discussing my correspondence with inmate Misty Stoddard and reading her letter. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stories_from_the_penitentiary/ Melissa Stoddard’s biological mother, Lisha Stoddard, addressed her words to Misty Stoddard, the child’s stepmother. “I no longer get to look into my daughter’s big beautiful eyes or tuck her in at night or feel her hugs,” Fraivillig said, reading Lisha Stoddard’s… Read More »

The Jamie Canela Story – Survived a Gunshot in the Neck & Still Unbroken – Part 2 of 5

Alcohol abuse and drug use are common coping mechanisms for a child experiencing different types of post-traumatic stress disorder. But booze and dope doesn’t change who you are, it only reveals who you are. Jamie’s relationships with men were physically abusive, something she came to think was normal behavior between a man and a woman.… Read More »

Prison segregation and PTSD

discussing the effects of long term segregation.. in SHU programs ..and other areas of sensory deprivation Source: Youtube

My Warrior Sister ~ Karen's Full Length Spotlight

I AM Presents… MY WARRIOR SISTER ~ KAREN! Here at I AM, it is important that we choose and shape our own narrative as well as empower others to do the same. By “we,” I AM is referring to those who have been impacted by mass incarceration. Through the My Warrior Sister project, we are… Read More »

Speaking to Serial Killer Garland Milam aka The Soul Sucker

Discussing my correspondence with serial killer Garland Milam aka The Soul Sucker and reading his letter. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stories_from_the_penitentiary/ Music: “My Prison Walls” by GG Allin and Antiseen used with permission from Jeff Clayton of Antiseen Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Storiesfromthepenitentiary?fan_landing=true “I got addicted to sucking the souls out of people that I was killing,” Garland Milam told law… Read More »