Behind Bars

Published: May 13, 2013
Photo illustration by S Baker via Flickr

This I Believe has reached into many classrooms—including some located within county jails and state prisons.  Incarceration provides ample time to consider one’s beliefs, and a number of prisoners have shared their essays with us.  Click the links below for a sampling.

  1. Caring Makes Us Human
  2. The Fear That I Don’t Matter
  3. The Importance of Possibility, Chances, and Faith
  4. The Chaos of a Life Lived On the Edge