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A cellmate named "Mom." A night in the Hole. The toilet telephone. No identity. No rights. Scenes from my life as federal prisoner 13371-179.
Spending 169 days in jail taught me how to use toothpaste as an acne cream, a toilet as a telephone, and a Maxi pad as a mop. Learning to keep my dignity wasn’t as easy.