Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Failure doesn't have to be a permanent part of a felon's life

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“Coming to prison makes one feel like a failure, naturally and justifiably so. By most...

Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Failure doesn't have to be a permanent part of a felon's life

Brian Wood Behind Bars new sig

“Coming to prison makes one feel like a failure, naturally and justifiably so. By most definitions of the word, we lose the ability to be successful,” Behind Bars columnist Brian Wood writes this week. 


Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Going to jail the 'best thing for me' after being homeless

Brian Wood Behind Bars new sig

Behind Bars columnist Brian Wood shares his thoughts on Salt Lake City’s Operation Rio Grande program. 


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Behind Bars: Not everyone believes prisoners deserve a second chance

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Columnist Brian Wood recounts a conversation with a prison guard who doesn’t believe in parole in this week’s Behind bars. 


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Behind Bars: Picturing life after prison an 'extremely difficult' task

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“I don’t have any idea where life is going to take me when I get out of here,” columnist Brian Wood writes this week. 


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Behind Bars: Not everyone in prison wants tattoos or the 'prison look'

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“I’d like to avoid any further branding that might identify me as someone on this side of the law. I know I’m labeled as a felon for the rest of my life whether I like it or not, but I choose not to look the part or embrace the lifestyle.”

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