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  1. “I wanted to have the power for once”

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    November 27, 2017 by The Jailhouse Doc

    “Have you ever traded sex for money, drugs, or housing?” So my favorite days of the week are when I …
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  2. I’d Rather Be Here

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    November 18, 2015 by The Jailhouse Doc

    Most of the time I feel like I just write about people’s stories.  I see all sorts of medical problems, …
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  3. Jail, Shelter, Jail

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    November 18, 2015 by The Jailhouse Doc

    I have a patient who is genuinely in jail because she is homeless. Let’s just add her story to the …
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  4. Debilitated after being shot by police, now what?

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    August 22, 2015 by The Jailhouse Doc

    I see a lot of inmates who have been injured by police, and the truth is I never know the …
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  5. In a Cell When You’re On the Spectrum

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    May 1, 2015 by The Jailhouse Doc

    “Do you understand what these charges mean?” “No.” I’m trying to imagine the scene of this inmate being interviewed to …
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  6. White Crime

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    February 10, 2015 by The Jailhouse Doc

    The rich white guys who are corrupt, or tax evaders, or whatever, typically get out on bail because they can …
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  7. The End Of a Life

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    January 28, 2015 by The Jailhouse Doc

    One of my patients is dying tonight.  This is the first time I have cared for a patient from before …
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