Monday, November 22, 2010

Former convict shares reality of life spent behind bars

http://www.lawjournalbuffalo.com/news/article/current/2010/11/22/102717/from-a-prison-cell-to-a-podium

From a prison cell to a podium

Former convict shares the reality of a life spent behind bars

Encourage everyone to read this phenomenal article by Jerry Balone

(excerpt)PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE
He wants to reach them with his message of making good personal choices - better than the ones he made that led to his first arrest at age 8. Balone had already served 3 1/2 years in prison when he murdered three people during a home invasion on April 24, 1973. He was originally sentenced to a term of 50 years to life in prison with a recommendation he never be released.

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