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I Am a Felon

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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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    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 4 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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    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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    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 Feb 13, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My husband is facing a felony trial. He has been charged with 10 class c felonies, which carry a sentence of 2-20 years per charge. His lawyer is optimistic that it will go well...
    owlea owlea 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Keep on learning. Keep enriching yourself. There was a movie about a class of kids that would not learn and study. Across from their class room there was a class filled with...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Jul 20

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    I was pulled over on June 13th and it is my 3rd DUI within 2 years. My second one should have been a class D felony however my attorney was able to get me what is called AMS...
    bjeremy103 bjeremy103 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I fall somewhere in the middle. The ideology on both sides is just horrible. "The constitution says we can have any weapon we want with no restriction" "if we ban guns they will go...
    Based4ever Based4ever 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I need help figuring out what I can do as a career. I don't have any construction or mechanical skills and I'm a convicted felon(drug charges, nothing violent). I have previous...
    Ertorbeck Ertorbeck 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    In 2003 I fled a abusive marriage with nothing but the clothes on my and my children's backs. To make matters worse we were abroad and I basically didn't exist to the system. For...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    In 2003 I fled Finland with my 3 children(2 his,1 not) after 13 years in a abusive marriage. We arrived back in America with the clothes on our backs literally. In the divorce I...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    10 and a half years without my babies- In January 2003 I fled my abusive marriage after 13 years taking my 3 children(ages 14,10,and 8) from Finland to Ohio. My younger two had...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F Jul 7

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    Battered, Heartbroken, and Sick For My Babies-Married to him for 13 years while he kept me virtual prisoner in a foreign country and turned downright PSYCHO when drunk. Finally he...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I hate the man who calls me his daughter. My who life all i wanted was daddy. Not just any daddy, but my daddy. The one who donated his dna to my gene pool. In May of 2010 to my...
    karenwarden karenwarden 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    For DayDay and Sagey abducted back to Finland in December 2003. In January 2003 my 13 year marriage to a Estonian Citizen fell apart when he threw gasoline on my 3 children while...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    For DayDay and Sagey abducted back to Finland in December 2003. In January 2003 my abusive Estonian husband kicked me and my 3 children(14,10,&8) out of the marital home(after...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F Jul 10

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    We fight often and recently it has started to get physical, he has a minor felony for selling a little weed before I met him and it took him longer than actual ex-cons to get a job...
    voople voople 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I'm never doing anything illegal again for the rest of my life. Jail is an awful, scary yet humbling experience. I will never drive drunk or evade arrest with a motor vehicle again...
    TrishaNicole TrishaNicole 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    This kind of allegation once made is hard to beet and so it wold seem even harder to recant for the alleged victim. But for the supposed offender there is only that you are in...
    memyselfamdi memyselfamdi 46-50, M Jul 19

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    John Oliver brilliantly brings out Florida's indifference to human suffering in pursuit of budget-cutting -- and the ties between an inhumane company and a despicable governor. But...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's been almost one week since my husband of 10 years fractured my nose, cheekbone, and black my eye and face. He chocked me out a little bit and I have various bruises on my arm...
    mrsmegnva mrsmegnva 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sweet Revenge!-My mother gave birth to me aged 17(my father was 29) and soon gave me to my paternal grandmother so she could party and "live life". Well ,over 10 years later she...
    Desculpas Desculpas 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    So... 2 nights ago 4 police officers showed up looking for me and saying there was a felony warrant out for my arrest... I spent 19 hours in the city jail then 2 hours in the...
    LadySarah09 LadySarah09 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My paternal grandmother raised me after my 17 year old mother decided she still needed to "live life" and my father already 29 went home to his wife. We didn't have much, but I...
    Desculpas Desculpas 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The more time I'm away, the more I find myself missing it. The traffic, the city lights at night, the smells, the landscapes, even the truck stops. Pulling in after a long day...
    Shamrocksalono Shamrocksalono 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    My 17 yr old mother gave me to my grandmother as a baby and never looked back. I still smile at the pain she feels about losing her 2nd child, which she thought was better than me...
    Desculpas Desculpas 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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