When the Muskegon Correctional Facility opened in the mid-nineteen seventies, it was dedicated to the treatment and rehabilitation of prisoners. Lead by a Warden with a Master of Social Work, MCF provided real educational opportunities (even busing prisoners to a local community college for glasses) to prisoners; but even more than that, it provided a normalized environment that came as close as possible to the free world, bringing in volunteers from a score of agencies and organizations to work with prisoners. Eddie Guerrero is a testament to how correctional rehabilitation can work--an approach that no longer exists in our prisons. MCF was a turning point in Eddie’s life.... July 06, 2017
Welcome to our sites: JoeAbram.com, and ThingsQuilted.com
Joeabram.com, you current location, is an eclectic site offering my photographs, books, blogs, and referrals to other sites. In addition, there is a link to my wife Nell’s quilting site, whcih is still under construction and should be complete in a month. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, opinions, and ideas. I hope you enjoy exploring our sites.
The Photos and Writings of Joe Abram
The story of Eduardo Guerrero, A-133491, a prisoner with the Michigan Department of Corrections... July 21, 2016
Seeing other possibilities, Eddie tries to get out of drug dealing only to discover that once in, it's bloody hard to leave, literally.... April 02, 2017
Eddie’s Story, Blog # 8, Part 1. Eddie is transferred to Jackson Prison and within an hour of his arrival is back into drugs. Eddie takes us through the intricacies of the prison narcotic business, while earning a college degree and dabbling in prison politics. One day the Warden makes Eddie a life changing offer. ... March 07, 2017
Eddie arrives at Marquette Branch Prison, in Michigan's remote Upper peninsula, where he helps a fellow Hispanic and becomes a major drug dealer.... February 25, 2017