'Looking at me, you might imagine you see a man who is complete, but a man like me without a sincere friend is unable to reach his full potential,' wrote Antoine Ealy, right.
Sometimes we make choices in life that are wrong, and the results are life changing.
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Connections to friends in the outside world could make the difference between the incentive to stay out and giving up in futility and going back to prison where they know they'll at least have their food and shelter taken care of.