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I Am a Felon

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    cabo59 cabo59 51-55, M Mar 24

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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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    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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    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 5 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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    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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    Im a single women who was physically and mentally abuse by my ex for six years I put up with it and some how state of TN fells a drug abusing repeat felon 35 year old man who lives...
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    Years ago I thought I had the world by its tail. After loosing a large sum of money and people very close to me I kind of started acting out. This acting out consisted of kind of...
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    Im so angry. That people who are ABLE to help others in need just dont want to. Whether theyre selfish or whatever the reason it ****** ME OFF. I wish I had my own place/means of...
    purplegirl3111 purplegirl3111 22-25, F Aug 20

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    My ex boyfriend was broken. 10 years older than me and his life was a mess. He couldn't stay away from drinking he already ruined his life because of it. He had no drivers license...
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    usuallyup4u usuallyup4u 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    -"What did I raise, a prostitute, were you in jail, are you a felon?" Those were my dad´s words the first time he saw my tattoos (the visible ones!). I was 32 yrs. old when I...
    Marife7128 Marife7128 51-55, F 8 Responses Aug 18

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    RunEun RunEun 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was just found guilty of a felony DUI. BAC was a .089 and I had a minor under the age of 15 in the car. My atty suggested I go to trial because he knew he could get the same plea...
    aneesa101802 aneesa101802 31-35, F Aug 13

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    FAR from perfect - recovering drug addict (now clean & in recovery) with 9 yr old felony charges (not a dramatic situation - nothing "exciting", just stupid drug induced behavior...
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    36 no job, no family, bad credit, ex felon, major depression, unhealthy, negative Nancy, lives out of bags, and on my cousins couch.... I believe I am the BIGGEST LOSER
    invisible36 invisible36 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    1. I have a felony. 2. I live in my best friends' parent's basement. 3. My favorite band is Deafheaven. 4. I write. 5. I have a dissention from reality in regards to Skyrim - I...
    Smaranazakti Smaranazakti 18-21, M Aug 6

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    becoming a felon has changed my life, sometimes I think back to when I was young and free but all I have is a foggy memory of my youth. over the years I've made some dumb choices...
    invisible36 invisible36 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5

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