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Letters From America's Third World Podcast

Letters From America's Third World Podcast

By Dev D'Ryan
The US incarcerates over 5x's more of its citizens than the rest of the world. Our criminal justice system is broken.

While the reformers are working to fix the system, what is the process for the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated to fix their lives?

Letters recounts the journey through prison and the process of healing and rebuilding through the prison journals of host Dev D'Ryan. Dev and guests discuss the importance of mental health, healing, and tools to get there, while commenting on the state of the system. Prepare to laugh, cry, learn and be inspired. Welcome to the third world.
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Crap, I'm in Prison: Part II
What's your Anchor? Dev defines and describes it as a tool to keep you mindful of who you are or want to be, the people in your life, and your vision. Dev and cast discuss how staying anchored was necessary for going through prison and coming out as the person he truly wanted to be. 
29:30
March 13, 2020
Crap, I'm in Prison: Part I
Episode is titled, “Crap, I’m in Prison,” inspired by my first journal entry in prison, “Night 1.” It captures the thoughts, emotions, and experiences of Dev's sentencing and first night in prison. Discussions include the judicial & criminal justice system at large, and journaling as a strategic tool for inmates to leverage their time for healing & preparing for release.
56:14
February 7, 2020
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What if the third world isn't in some distant, far off land? What if I told you that there's a third world right in your backyard? Letters from America's Third World Podcast takes you on a journey to a whole new world. Here you get to experience life in prison through the eyes of a young college student who, by accident, finds himself in prison. Listen as host Devin D. Smith recounts his experience adjusting to life in prison, what felt like to him a third world country. As he recites from his actual prison journals, experience his journey of confronting his fears to survive and mature. Music: “The Rise” The Rise by Scott Buckley | https://soundcloud.com/scottbuckley Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ “Solipsism” Solipsism by Deoxys Beats | https://soundcloud.com/deoxysbeats1 Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
01:31
January 8, 2020