Last week I found out my long-time best friend Martin was flopped by the Ohio parole board again.  He’s spent 17 years behind bars already and won’t get another shot at freedom til 2015.  I found out some other things, too.  So on Friday the 29th I trekked to Mansfield to visit him for the first time in three years (some friend, eh?).  I’d forgotten he can only get visits on even numbered days — but somehow I got in anyway.  We had two photos taken together (at 3 bucks apiece) — one I left with him, and the other I’ve scanned to share with you and e-mail to his other friends.

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