Carol in her bedroom. Long Island City, NY.

“I don’t know why they finally gave me parole on my sixth try. I had a good record. Maybe it’s because
I’d had two heart attacks and I was expensive. You can’t make up for 35 years. In prison, I watched the news, I read newspapers, but it’s not the same as being out here. I knew one day I was coming out. The world
is different; I’m different. I wasn’t going to do a ‘catch-up.’ How do you catch up for 35 years?”

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