“What was the hardest part about me being gone?”

Rowena Gore-Simmons runs a non-profit which helps formerly incarcerated women find housing and adjust to life outside the prison system.

But in 2001, Rowena was just getting out of prison herself. She was a recovering drug addict and had served time for theft.

Her daughter, Kenya, was 4 years old when Rowena was incarcerated, and wanted to ask her mom about her time in prison.

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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Music Info: Black Fur by Fredrik from the Album Na Na Ni
Produced by Katie Simon
Facilitated by Matt Herman
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