I Have a Runaway Experience

Juvenile Injustice in 60s and 70s 14 People

    Don't Know What Else to Do....lock 'em Up!!

    I wrote the title that I did because my experiences with being a runaway in a nutshell is that when a child ran away in the 80's, rather than attempting to find out why or helping them, the Indiana "justice" system would just lock you up. I first ran away around...
    XpsiX XpsiX
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 25, 2009

    Close Calls: On Being a Runaway

     I was a young teen living in small town. I lived in a violent home. The quality of my ongoing high school education was a joke, with no counseling on higher education. One day, I somehow couldn't force myself to go to school and piled my school books outside my locked...
    liferoads liferoads
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2009
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