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I Am a Felon

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    A Sealed Past

      This is an opinion paper that I wrote in my writing class:                                    A Sealed Past...
    BradT27 BradT27 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    I Plead Guilty Because Of The Raleigh, NC Corruption

    Its been two years since I have pleaded guilty to a Felony. I regret it everyday of my life. I am a Native New Yorker that moved down to North Carolina with my wife and son. My sister and father lived down there and we wanted to be closer to them plus a change of pace...
    integritynyc integritynyc 31-35, M Jun 28, 2013

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    Just Bad Choices

    My God where do I start?I guess the begining so you'll know enough to understand.I was 16 yrs old feel in love and married my first sexual girlfriend.Didnt know her 2 mths and I threw attitude to get what I wanted.My mother signed the emancipated adult papers so I could marry...
    autotek74 autotek74 36-40, M Dec 9, 2010

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    Life Time Sentence?

    I guess when I went to prison for alittle over a year I actually began a life time sentence.  If you're behind bars or not you never loose the label of being a felon.  Am I right?  I've been able to work but not for anything I'm really interested in.  I had...
    photobug97203 photobug97203 61-65, F 4 Responses Mar 21, 2008

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    Texas Felon Anything But Jellon

    howdy folks. I am an ex-felon, that has some how managed to beat the recidivism rate her in the "Grand" ole state of TX. I have found work in better than average job positions, but cant seem to find a company that will stay open. By this I mean, that every time I find...
    TxTailerMade TxTailerMade 36-40 1 Response Mar 3, 2008

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    Gotta Push On Through

    So I had this great interview to be a Peer Specialist they call it for a mentally ill community support group. I would get to help by mentoring to a certain extent folks who have been discharged from one the state hospitals in my state. Being that I have bipolar disorder and have...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning 41-45 3 Responses Apr 13, 2011

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    I went to jail for three days

    for something really stupid that wasn't worth getting police involved and missed three weeks of school because I was on house arrest. With my charge I could have been facing up to 12 years.
    quantamflux quantamflux 18-21, M Apr 27

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    In the Past

    i am a felon, 6 1/2 years ago i committed quit a few crimes, mostly left at the refuge of crack cocaine. fortunately i was only convicted of one 5th degree felony and one 1st degree misdemeanor. trust me i deserved all 7 charges that were coming at me. but for the grace of god...
    scooper scooper 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    I Am A Felon

    I am a convicted felon. i was three days past being eighteen and horribly addicted to meth. i got caught up at a walgreens with q.p of meth, a firearm and three different identitys. it sound bad and it is but at the sane tine u have changed and can not find a job to support my...
    babylove8914 babylove8914 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    My Boyfriend Is Felon..

    and it pains me everyday. i don't think he knows how much it bothers me that he can't get a job. we can't live in a nice house, and that when i finish college i will have tobe sole provider, even tho im the female. hes a normal guy, no tattoos, just caught in a bad situation...
    yoshiesque yoshiesque 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    cabo59 cabo59 51-55, M Mar 24

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    Unfortunate

    I am a convicted felon. Five years ago I was psychotic from being bipolar. I went into my parent's house when they were not home-I had a key-and took a bunch of stuff including jewelry. I was really sick and had some reason for it which made sense to me at the time. I then...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning 41-45 7 Responses Oct 15, 2010

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    Hope

     Im Mari I am a felon recently released ive been out eleven months, after doing sixteen yrs.It hasnt been easy so much has changed. Im still trying to adjust finding a job has been so hard so frustrating,discouraging. I know i cant give up. I was twenty six when i went in...
    marireys68 marireys68 41-45 1 Response Mar 8, 2012

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    Worth It

    alright, i've actually been arrested twice. i really don't like talkin bout the first time but the 2nd was worth it. a cop was checkin out my girl. he could look but no touchin. he made the mistake and got my fist in his ******* face. i got 2 weeks cuz his wife made him drop the...
    halfbloodvampire halfbloodvampire 22-25, M Nov 30, 2012

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    I wish I could say Im proud of what I did

    but Im not. Hanging with the wrong people will get you on the wrong path and thats what I experienced. Id rather not tell the whole story but lets just say I have 1 felony on me. I was charged with 3rd Degree Grand Theft. I spent 68 days in county,and got bonded out a week...
    dianeh30 dianeh30 26-30, F Mar 4

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    Texas Felon Anything But Jellon

    howdy folks. I am an ex-felon, that has some how managed to beat the recidivism rate her in the "Grand" ole state of TX. I have found work in better than average job positions, but cant seem to find a company that will stay open. By this I mean, that every time I find...
    TxTailerMade TxTailerMade 36-40 Mar 3, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    http://www.usatoday.com/videos/life/2015/07/31/30894673/ if this is the case...my cats are felons
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    Cecil the lion has been murdered by the man in this video. a dentist located in MN. He has been known to have a hobby of trophy hunting. Hunting animals then hanging their heads on...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    "In the criminal justice system, Sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My conviction was two years ago and I'm still struggling. I had a really nasty pill habit, started getting reckless with money, over-drafted account, well I didn't know they...
    BlueMondae BlueMondae 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    “He’s changed,” is the line I was told for many, many years. I’ve learned last year that he has not changed. Matter of fact, he’s acquired more negative ‘aspects.’ I...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    In Wisconsin adultery is a Class 1 felony.
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 23

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    Human beings in a mob What’s a mob to a king? What’s a king to a god? What’s a god to a non-believer, Who don’t believe in anything? We make it out alive All right, all...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F Jul 20

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    right now my husband is in jail until he's actually sentenced in august. he's getting charged with felony domestic violence.. I love him and miss him but I'm mad because if he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 19

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    For several DUI's, possession, and felonies.
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    i wish i wouldve listened to my mother and my grandmother, with age comes wisdom mom said,"if you cant do the time dont do the crime" and my gmaw said, "if something seems to good...
    father4leaf father4leaf 26-30, M Jul 16

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    They denied him parole and said come back again in March. I haven't touched my husband for 9 months.He got moved 5 hours away to Boise so we haven't seen each other for 5 months...
    GingerJensen34 GingerJensen34 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I've made mistakes in my past, but I have learned from them. My hope is that it will be reduced to a misdemeanor when I finish treatment.
    justbnatural justbnatural 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I just got back on SSI today after I went to jail three years ago. Now I have no chance of working at all and no places would hire a felon. I'm almost 26 and I'm going to be living...
    BigGirlWithLove BigGirlWithLove 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I am facing some serious charges. Serious in my eyes because if convicted my life is pretty much over. It's my 2nd DUI. And while under the influence I resisted arrest and got a...
    msari10 msari10 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 6

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    this makes number 2 within a year. I am emotionless, embarrassed, ashamed, regretful (very regretful), scared, speechless. im not a heavy drinker. don't drink everyday, but I do...
    msari10 msari10 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    ANTI-GAY MARRIAGE TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL COULD BE FACING LIFE IN PRISON ON FIRST-DEGREE FELONY CHARGES Forward Progressive July 1, 2015 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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