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Doing Time: John’s Diary

John Mills, a 21-year-old inmate, is serving seven-to-nine-years. As a kid, John dreamed of becoming a police officer, but by the age of 17, he had committed more than 75 armed robberies. John is trying to make a change in prison, but sometimes it is hard for him to forget the thrill of putting a gun to someone’s head.

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