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Friday, January 07, 2005

Eddy Zheng

Eddy Zheng is a talented Chinese poet serving time in prison, his blog is at http://eddyzheng.blogspot.com/ . Thanks to Ben Wang for informing me about Eddy.
This is a brief bio at the beginning of Eddy's blog.

Eddy Zheng is an inmate in a California State Prison. He was sentenced to 7-years-to-life for a robbery when he was 16 in 1986. He has served over 18 years and is now 35 years old. While incarcerated, he has learned English, completed his GED, earned a college degree, and has worked with at-risk youth. He is an avid writer, and he organized the first poetry slam at San Quentin State Prison. This is Eddy Zheng in his own words. More info at http://www.eddyzheng.com.

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