‘Thanksgiving in Prison’ by Amy Povah, in the Influence

CAN-DO’s Founder writes about her worst Thanksgiving in prison. This Op Ed captures the essence of what it’s like in a prison visitation room on Thanksgiving day!



Prisoners waiting to hear if they will receive clemency are becoming anxious.  On October 27, 98 more people were given the best news of their life, but it also marked the end of a lot of fantasizes prisoners were having of possibly being able to go home for this holiday season.  Any future life in 2016 will not enable them to be processed to a half-way house and then home confinement in time for our biggest holiday of the year. #ClemencyNow

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