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June 1 – 5 am – Stand by Survivor Series

Christopher Wang, Posted on : October 29, 2021
June 1 – 5 am – Stand by Survivor Series
It looks like the only chance for us getting out of here is to get up earlier than the other guy.  I wake up at 3:30 this morning and catch a shuttle to the airport.  There are already three guys ahead of me in line.  There being no security in this particular part of the airport, a buddy of theirs from the night before shows up with a 12 pack and a bottle of Crown Royal to wait with them.  His teeth are a mess of black and yellow and he’s sloppy drunk.  I have mixed feeling of how good times here are often mixed with way too much alcohol.  Elixa and I talked about this – Is it hopelessness?  Boredom?  A fault in genetics?  Historical trauma?  No doubt it’s complex.  Most people that are incarcerated because of poverty and addiction.  It’s a vicious cycle.