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  •  A link to a faith based group doing working in (1+ / 0-)
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    the prison system.  A patient in our practice is a member and he loves doing the work, says their numbers are very good regarding recidivism.  Interesting site.

    http://www.kairosprisonministry.org/...

    Where the hell are we going and why am I in this damn handbasket?

    by panicbean on Sun Apr 08, 2007 at 08:47:20 PM PDT

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    •  Please ignore typo, thanks. (1+ / 0-)
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      Where the hell are we going and why am I in this damn handbasket?

      by panicbean on Sun Apr 08, 2007 at 08:49:49 PM PDT

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    •  Yes, interesting (2+ / 0-)
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      Especially in that they don't seem to be governmentally funded. Of course, one can't really tell that just based on the information given at the site, but they do ask for donations - as do most faith based enterprises.

      POMBO's BEEN PRIVATIZED!

      by JohnMac on Sun Apr 08, 2007 at 08:50:31 PM PDT

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      •  Yes, they do. They also ask for homebaked (1+ / 0-)
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        cookies to take out on their missions.

        The patient of ours is a huge Bush supporter and Fox news watcher, so he peaked my interest when he talked about his week-end involvement with this group.  

        We have had some interesting discussions, but I can't fault him for the work that he does.

        Where the hell are we going and why am I in this damn handbasket?

        by panicbean on Sun Apr 08, 2007 at 09:05:09 PM PDT

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