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Day 6: Escapes

July 7th, 2009

In researching prison escapes, I have come across a long list of detailed events where prisoners escaped both successfully and unsuccessfully from jail. On several occasions, prisoners escaped from facilities that were of the highest security of their time. Sort of like the Titanic was a ship that would never sink, these jails were places where inmates could supposedly never escape from. Wikipedia features a list of 42 instances where either a single prisoner or a group of prisoners escaped the jails they were housed in.

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Day 5: Could I Do the Job?

July 6th, 2009

One of the tasks I was assigned for the day was to create an intriguing blurb for Caterina Tudor’s author page. I took a look at a few of the articles to get a better idea of what she writes about. This also helped me to determine what I could write in order to encourage readers to view her work. Her latest piece entitled “Behind the Mask” is very interesting and I found myself wanting to read to the end of this article. She incorporated real voices into her writing. Six people offered their thoughts and in return she promised anonymity so there is no way to figure out who these people are. Read more…

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