Ah, prison. The place to get away from it all, let your guards down, and take time to focus on your past mistakes without the rest of the world to distract you. It is like a spa that you can not leave. You know, except for all the violence and stuff.
Today we look at two stories, one heartwarming and one legal. Let's get to it.
A program in the Dodge County Jail in Wisconsin allows inmates to record audio books for their children. The program is meant to connect children with their incarcerated parents and has been a success. Nothing says "Goodnight, Moon" like 3 to 5 for B&B. ABCNews
An Alabama prison refused to allow an inmate to read a Pulitzer Prize winning book on the grounds that it was a security threat. Mark Melvin, the inmate, has sued the prison to allow him to read Slavery by Another Name by Douglas Blackmon, citing censorship. We can only assume that the inmate found nothing good on cable tv after Charlie Sheen was kicked off 2 1/2 Men this summer. PCMag