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I Spent 5 Years in Solitary For Non-Violent, Absurd Infractions Like Having Too Many Postage Stamps

By October 31, 2013Editors' Choice

By Five Omar Mualimm-ak, The Guardian

Everyone knows that prison is supposed to take away your freedom. But solitary doesn’t just confine your body; it kills your soul.


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