Stateville Correctional Center

Joliet, Ill. Opened 1919 Capacity: 2,250 Inmates: 2,250 males

I did not come here

to live,

I came here to do this time. So, when you officers refer

to me as resident, Please keep that thought in


I don't really like that word, In fact I think it's a bore. This is my first time here, And I don't intend to come

back anymore.

Now that I'm here, At a place I don't want to be, I only got a few years to do, So one day, I might go free. I was sent here by the courts, Which I could not prevent. But, while I'm here, please...

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