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A Big LGBT Thank You to President Obama

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A big LGBT thank you to President Obama

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Darius Clark Monroe (bottom) served three years of a 5-year sentence at the Jim Ferguson Unit prison in Midway, Texas, for bank robbery. Last year, he completed Evolution of a Criminal, a feature-length autobiographical documentary executive produced by Spike Lee. The film, which the New Yorker called a “terrific movie,” explores the various influences that pushed Monroe to rob a bank at age 16, like the fact that he grew up in a home with parents who struggled financially and whom he wanted to help.

11 formerly incarcerated people who are now changing the world

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Sean Astin supports his friend Jim Ferguson’s Kickstarter for his art book Making a Scene 2013. Jim did the Goonies drawing rewards for Sean’s Kickstarter last fall. There are 2 Goonies prints in the book, and others featuring Sean’s movies. :-)