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Episode 22 -- "A Living Hell" (PODCAST EXCLUSIVE EPISODE)

Episode 22 -- "A Living Hell" (PODCAST EXCLUSIVE EPISODE)

In 1995, an 18 year old named Reggie was serving a life sentence inside one of the most violent prisons in the USA. Reggie tried to keep his head down to avoid trouble, but at some point he offended an inmate they called “The Devil”… and when you upset The Devil, you’re doomed. But Reggie wasn’t going to just roll over and die. Instead, he made a plan to save himself... What happened next shocked the world. For 100s more stories like this one, check out my YouTube channel just called "MrBallen" -- https://www.youtube.com/c/MrBallen If you want to reach out to me, contact me on Instagram, Twitter or any other major social media platform, my username on all of them is @MrBallen SPOILERS BELOW THIS POINT: . . . . Main Sources: 1. Survivors guide to prison – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4323370/ 2. Calipatria video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YctyQDiJ9wQ 3. Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calipatria_State_Prison 4. Jails in CA – https://www.allprobailbond.com/blog/california-jails/the-best-and-worst-jails-in-california/ 5. How prison works – https://templeton1.org/california/state/calipatria-state-prison/ 6. Riot – https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-xpm-2014-mar-11-la-me-ln-calipatria-prison-riot-20140311-story.html 7. Rape – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prison_rape_in_the_United_States 8. 2020 audit – https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/prea/wp-content/uploads/sites/186/2020/08/CAL-2019-PREA-Final-Report.pdf 9. Info Calipatria – https://www.laweekly.com/friends-wrongfully-imprisoned-for-nearly-two-decades-until-the-innocence-project-won-their-freedom/ 10. Mass Transfer – https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/1996/sep/15/mass-transfer-madness/ 11. Legal materials – https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/1996/mar/15/prison-officials-cant-moot-law-library-suit-by-transfer/#case-1185 12. Electric fence – https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2020/mar/3/lethal-prison-electric-fences-may-violate-international-law/ 13. Prisoner assault – https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/1995/sep/15/ca-prisoners-assault-prison-office/ 14. Innocence Project -- https://crimestory.com/2021/10/11/ca-innocence-project-reggie-cole-freed-from-15-year-nightmare-of-unjust-captivity/ 15. Rolling Stone -- https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/how-a-wrongfully-convicted-inmate-killed-his-way-out-of-prison-153932/ 16. LA Times - https://www.latimes.com/local/crime/la-me-0412-lapd-suit-20150412-story.html For rest of sources - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FFEiYxFNEnouGeIUAsYJ16rUlX_Y79yg_J107p5GVxs/edit?usp=sharingSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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