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Writing my wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison

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In life, it's not how you start that matters. It's how you finish. In the 1980s Shaka Senghor was an honor roll student and dreamed of becoming a doctor. In 1991 he was sent to prison for second-degree murder. During his 19-year incarceration, seven of which were spent in solitary confinement, Senghor discovered literature, meditation, and self-examination. He used these tools to confront the demons of his past, forgive the people who hurt him, and begin atoning for the wrongs he had committed. At his release at age 38 he became an activist and mentor to young men and women facing circumstances like his.
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subject_facetAutobiographies
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Michigan
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States
Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States
Criminology -- SOCIAL SCIENCE
Electronic books
Lecturers -- Michigan -- Biography
Penology -- SOCIAL SCIENCE
Prisoners -- Michigan -- Biography
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Social Activists -- BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
title_displayWriting my wrongs : life, death, and redemption in an American prison
title_fullWriting My Wrongs Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison
Writing My Wrongs Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison [eBook] Senghor, Shaka.
Writing my wrongs : life, death, and redemption in an American prison / Shaka Senghor
title_shortWriting my wrongs
title_subLife, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison
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Criminal justice, Administration of
Criminals
Criminology
Lecturers
Nonfiction
Penology
Prisoners
Rehabilitation
Senghor, Shaka
Social Activists
Sociology