Life on the Outside
By Lucy Copp
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Life on the Outside puts a light on stories that take place at the margins. In Season 1 we hear from ex-lifers who are returning to society after decades of incarceration.
||CleanBulletproof||Ben once thought he was bulletproof. But then he committed his crime and got sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile. He'll admit, there were good times in prison. He made friends and during the holidays they would gather to prepare meals in his...||3/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Work||Cesar served 25 years for a crime he did not commit. Doing the "work" got him out.||12/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDressed in Freedom||It took the first ten years of Je'Anna's 30-year prison sentence for her to finally want to make a change in her life. First her peers noticed, then the Correctional Officers, and finally the California Parole Board. Je'Anna was found suitable...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrayed You Home||James spent 29 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Was he bitter? At first yes, he says. But he found a way to make the best out of a bad situation. He took college classes, played sports, and signed up for all the self-help classes he...||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Dream||Fred Price served 26 years in the California Prison System. When he went in, in 1991, he was known as 'Magic Man' and had heavy gang ties. Seventeen years into his sentence he had a dream on night. This dream changed his life and would be the...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitShadows||Thurston spent 37 years in prison for first-degree murder. When he gets out on December 31st, 2014, he sees shadows. Is freedom everything he expected? It is. But there's also a dark side.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSam I Was||Sammy was sentenced to Life Without the Possibility of Parole in 1991 after being convicted of first-degree murder. He's home now, almost a year into his reentry, and cannot stop looking at the trees. There are no trees in prison. As he navigates this..||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFish out of Water||Eric is released from prison after 36 years of incarceration. What's next?||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This is a podcast with a purpose. These stories needed to be told.
Intimate and upclose stories, incredibly well produced
Incredibly well produced, this podcast takes the listener to an intimate closeness with unheard personalities and stories highlighting vulnerability and compassion. Podcast host has an ease and connection to those she interviews that allows stories to flow naturally.
Great podcast! She really allows people to tell their stories. She comes from a place of care and curiosity, not judgement. The editing is also spot on and helps personify the narratives.