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Innocent Until Proven(?) Guilty

Posted on February 21, 2023

Are we really innocent until proven (?) guilty? It is 1991 Desmoines Iowa I am 18 years old And I am on trial for 1st Degree Robbery Facing 25 years…

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When Holidays and Birthdays Find You in Prison | Noah Bergland

Posted on December 6, 2021

Holidays and birthdays in prison can be challenging times, as you can imagine. Even though there are many amazing people in prison, you are not surrounded by lifelong friends and…

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The Darkness and the Light | Mike Gardipee

Posted on January 11, 2021

There have been two life-changing moments in my life: one led me into the darkness of addiction, and one that led me into the loving light of God. My journey…

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6 Ways to Manage your Mood Post-Prison | Noah Bergland

Posted on January 5, 2021

In prison, dealing with my mood swings was a major challenge. Other inmates regularly tested my patience, and I was confined to a negative environment. The lows felt so low…

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SCRIBENTE MATERNUM writing retreat

Scribente Maternum 2021 Writing Retreat

Posted on December 21, 2020

I am very excited to introduce you to my friend, Rachel, who is going to share about the Scribente Maternum virtual writing retreat that I’ll be a part of come…

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A walk in the park | Noah Bergland

A Walk in the Park | Noah Bergland

Posted on December 16, 2020

Life since my release from prison seven months ago has been anything but a walk in the park. Even so, one constant through home confinement is my one-hour walk —…

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