Growing Up is a Good Orderly Direction

Will Schmit
4 min readJun 14, 2021

a blog about unlocking the prison within

photo by Francesca Runza at Unsplash

I’m going back to prison and I can hardly wait. It’s been fifteen months since I was inside the State of California’s version of the Pearly Gates. Pandemic protocols are relaxing to allow volunteers, such as myself, to meet with the inmates. I’ve been offering chapel services at Pelican Bay State Prison, just an hour and a half from my home, for the better…

Will Schmit

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