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Meditation In Prison: 100 Hours Of Silence

(3) Comments | Posted May 2, 2012 | 6:28 AM

In the fall of 1999, I packed my tape recorder and traveled from my home outside Boston to visit Donaldson Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison outside Birmingham, Alabama. I was hoping to interview prisoners about their lives in prison and their experiences with meditation. I had heard that many of...

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Freedom Behind Bars

(27) Comments | Posted August 25, 2009 | 3:30 PM

In my travels around the Boston area, I frequently pass a place in which a shocking murder occurred. I think about how the victim -- a promising young woman who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time -- must have felt knowing she was about to...

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