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Old 10-03-2008, 10:10 AM
tomanyquestions tomanyquestions is offline
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Hello everyone, I am Jon. I am here because I think our system is broken at its foundation. I am not sure if it is a society problem or one that starts in family or both. Don't get me wrong I don't blame familys for someone being in prison. It is the american family structure. It is a cultural thing.
Anyway I started becoming active with a Question Answer site for inmates. It is a way for people to interact with those incarcerated. Then the inmates asked me if I would do a low cost pen pal site that they could afford so I did that. I am also working on job placement and resources for just released convicts. I don't make any money. As a matter of fact I spend most of my free income doing it. I just hope it helps someone. Many people say I am misplacing my efforts that people in jail should stay there and rot. I dissagree. It is such an underfunded area of our society and 1 in 100 people are in prison. That scares me.
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Old 10-03-2008, 10:27 AM
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good for you for caring. i bet you've affected alot of inmates lives for the better!!
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Old 10-03-2008, 10:52 AM
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Old 10-03-2008, 01:26 PM
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Hi there and Welcome to PTO, sorry to meet under these circumstances. But thank you very much for helping the in-mates, your reward will surely be in heaven. You will find lots of support and information from this site. God bless as always.

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Old 10-03-2008, 05:00 PM
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Hi and Welcome to PTO! You've come to the right place for lots of info. and support! We're glad to have you here!
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Old 10-03-2008, 05:34 PM
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Old 10-03-2008, 08:33 PM
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