I don't feel good. I just feel empty.
We do not cry for the justice that should follow 20 years of kidnapping and restraint
Prison is dehumanization. It's degradation. It's a loss of autonomy. It's a theft of control. It's a robbery of time and experience and family and dignity.
Who wouldn't be happy to regain ones humanity again?
I was on top of the world. Joyous. I was FREE.
Freedom is always joyous. That joy may be fleeting but it's real.
But the joy of freedom is misleading
One SHOULD be bitter about being wrongfully imprisoned
We treat the apparent lack of bitterness as a virtue.
Over a quarter of their natural life
He just as easily could have ended up on death row with people cheering for his painful and experimental death.
Excited for this innocent man to die.
The focus becomes the happy reunion rather than encouraging action to ensure this doesn't happen in the first place
This happens. Daily.