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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.

Joe Abram

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Eddie's Story Blog # 9, Muskegon Correctional Facility

by Eduardo Guerrero

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....

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Eddie's Story-Part 1

by Eduardo Guerrero

The story of Eduardo Guerrero, A-133491, a prisoner with the Michigan Department of Corrections...

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Eddie's Story Blog # 8 Part 2

by Eduardo Guerrero

Seeing other possibilities, Eddie tries to get out of drug dealing only to discover that once in, it's bloody hard to leave, literally....

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Blog # 8, Part 1: State Prison of Southern Michigan aka Jackson Prison

by Eduardo Guerrero

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. ...

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Eddie's Story Part - 7

by Eduardo Guerrero

Eddie arrives at Marquette Branch Prison, in Michigan's remote Upper peninsula, where he helps a fellow Hispanic and becomes a major drug dealer....

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