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January 4, 2019

In 2002, when I was 19 years old, I was incarcerated for a very lengthy prison sentence. I began doing everything I could to be seen as a model inmate, carrying with me an imagined observer that would realize there'd been a mistake and somehow my sentence...

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January 3, 2019

My name is Frank and I am currently at Correctional Industrial Facility and I've had the privilege of being involved with ICAN a little over...

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June 5, 2018

I served a little over 13 years between the guard and the army and medically retired as an E6 Staff Sergeant. I was deployed for 12 months to Afghanistan in many different parts of the country but most of my time was spent around the Pakistan Boarder, Bagram Air Base and in

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June 1, 2018

I first heard about ICAN and diabetes alert dogs when I was in middle school. A girl with Type 1 Diabetes had recently gotten a dog. Neither my mom nor I realized a dog could be trained to alert its owner of low blood sugar. At the time

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May 30, 2018

I am very excited to have the opportunity to work alongside Jessie in our clinic. Our clinic has had the awesome opportunity to have a former ICAN graduate, Lex, as our facility dog for the past 10 years, but as he reaches his 13th birthday we feel he

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