Human Parts
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Human Parts

Lived Through This

After 4 Years of Incarceration, I Was Granted Total Freedom Weeks Before a Pandemic

Lessons on grief, gratitude, and uncertainty from my time behind bars

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By the time I was 24, I had been addicted to heroin for several years. My life was objectively miserable, and despite my attempts to quit, I couldn’t…

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Morgan Godvin

Morgan Godvin

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Writer. Speaker. Justice and health. Jails and prisons. Veterans. Politics and government.