Monday, September 28, 2015

“Right before her unexpected release from #prison at the...

"Right before her unexpected release from #prison at the end of August, Ashley Diamond, 37, a nonviolent offender who had sued #Georgia corrections officials for failing to provide her medical treatment and safekeeping, was locked down for 30 days in a windowless single cell. Ashley, a #transgender woman, kept sane by singing from dawn to dusk — especially Elton John songs. For someone whose imprisonment was traumatic and whose parole plan mandates a return to the conservative Southern hometown where she has repeatedly tangled with the law, the challenge of heading back into society is much greater. Photo by @raymondmccrea." By nytimes on Instagram.

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