” Each time I left prison, I left with the resolve to get my life together, to get a job, to get back on track. And each time, the task became more and more and more daunting. “


” Nothing good could ever have come of my life if I hadn’t been able to get therapy and overcome my addictions. “


” Education, hard work, dedication, a support system, and knowing my life had value – these were what had made all the difference. “


” Life has took me on a journey, and through much of that journey, I didn’t feel whole, connected, and grounded. So as a kid, everyone called me Sue. My daddy called me Susie Q. But through this journey, I’ve sort of risen to a place that I get this level of respect of Ms. Burton. “


” People are released from prison so unprepared. They give you $200. We call it gate money. And you have to pay for a bus ticket back to L.A. You get off the Greyhound bus, downtown Skid Row, and you’re supposed to make a life from that. “


” At the age of 46, in my sixth prison term, it was the second prison I was in – California Rehabilitation Center. The California Civil Education program kind of opened up all of the experiences that that I had dealt with in my life, that I had experienced. “



All 6 Susan Burton Quotes about Life in picture


Each time I left prison, I left with the resolve to get my life together, to get a job, to get back on track. And each time, the task became more and more and more daunting.
Nothing good could ever have come of my life if I hadn
Education, hard work, dedication, a support system, and knowing my life had value - these were what had made all the difference.
Life has took me on a journey, and through much of that journey, I didn
People are released from prison so unprepared. They give you $200. We call it gate money. And you have to pay for a bus ticket back to L.A. You get off the Greyhound bus, downtown Skid Row, and you
At the age of 46, in my sixth prison term, it was the second prison I was in - California Rehabilitation Center. The California Civil Education program kind of opened up all of the experiences that that I had dealt with in my life, that I had experienced.

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