As prison loved ones, we are the forgotten inmates. Our lives are filled with prison life, visits, letters, phone calls and things related to supporting our families and friends behind bars. We report on the lives of the loved ones.

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Angel Tree Program Plans 2017 Christmas Party for Prison Kids

In a bid to show love to children with incarcerated parents, Teddie Martinez has purchased some Christmas presents for them. Project Reconnect is run out of Paterson’s 4th Ward. The nonprofit program founded by Martinez is expected to benefit at least 73 kids. He got their names from the Passaic County Jail. The program has been operational for […]

Love After Lockup: Prison fiance gets "interrogated" by her friends about her prison love at her bridal shower.
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Love After Lockup TV Series Features Stories of Amazing Prison Loves (Video)

If you watched 90 Day Fiance, then you shouldn’t miss Love After Lockup. It’s about six couples and the prison loves that led to marriage after release. Surprisingly, all of the prison couples met online and/or through prison pen pal services. They were looking for true love. Now, they’re just hoping to make it to […]

Prison Visit Pics: RHOA's Sheree Whitfield Reveals Prison Relationship with Tyrone Gilliams
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RHOA’s Sheree Whitfield Reveals Prison Relationship with Tyrone Gilliams

Sheree Whitfield of the Real Housewives of Atlanta fuels recent speculations about her love life by confirming she is in love with an incarcerated man. Their prison relationship seems strong. Sheree Whitfield was formerly in a popular, public marriage with Bob Whitfield, the ex-Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle. Her relationship with Bob hit the rocks amidst wide-spread […]

Offender Monnek Hall, left, spends time with her daughter Ayona Hall, age 13..
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Girl Scouts Beyond Bars: Prison Daughters Get Special Visits with Their Incarcerated Moms

Prison kids are apparently the ones who suffer the most when their parents are incarcerated. Girl Scouts Beyond Bars helps these Forgotten Daughters of Crime bond with their incarcerated moms. A Young Girl’s Prison Visit with Her Mom Behind Bars They are denied their right to dedicated biological parenting which is a disservice to a society looking to […]

Inmate Mingle helps prisoners find people to date on the outside.
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Inmate Mingle: New Free Mobile Prison Dating App Hits the Scene (Video)

Who would believe there’d be a mobile prison dating app for meeting incarcerated offenders? It’s called Inmate Mingle. And, it’s very popular these days. New Free Mobile Prison Dating App: Inmate Mingle Hits the Scene Inmate Mingle allows incarcerated offenders to chat and possibly date people on the outside for free. Many people love developing […]

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Prison Moms Dread Thanksgiving While Missing Nonviolent Drug Offender Children (Video)

This wasn’t the best of Thanksgiving feasts for families who have loved ones behind bars. For these prison moms, looking at empty seats made it that much more dreadful. A New Path: Program for Prison Mothers The feasting tables were empty and chairs upturned since persons that would have filled them remain incarcerated. Several groups […]

Operation Open Arms: Foster Parents Needed for Children of Incarcerated Parents
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Operation Open Arms Places Children of Incarcerated Parents in Healthy Foster Homes

Operation Open Arms is giving new hope to children of incarcerated parents in need of good foster homes. Stable home-life is something that’s take fro granted when it comes to a prison kid with one or more incarcerated parent. Such efforts help fight the school-to-prison pipeline in US, while nurturing healthy, strong youth. They understand the […]

Hiland Mountain Correctional Center inmate Marchela Fast holds her daughter Alaziah Fast-Detroy before Fast performs her lullaby at the prison in Eagle River on Saturday. (Bob Hallinen / Alaska Dispatch News)
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Alaska Program Uses Music to Help Mothers Behind Bars Stay Connected with Their Prison Kids

One Alaska program is helping incarcerated mothers stay connected with their children even while behind bars. It encourages better parenting through music. At the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center, the prison hosted it’s 2nd annual Project Lullaby Concert. It’s a program that encourages moms in prisons to be good, loving mothers to their children with the […]

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These Prison Wives Are Credited with the “Sanity” of the Menendez Brothers

The Menendez brothers, Lyle and Erik, were convicted of murdering their parents 30 years ago. This resulted in them being given life sentences. Both have prison wives who support them and help keep their prison marriages strong. Having being imprisoned in the 90’s, the Menendez Brothers can barely relate to the changes that have occurred […]

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Program Helps Incarcerated Women Maintain Connections with Their Prison Kids

Children need their mothers, and just because women prisoners are mothers and their kids are separated by prison walls, doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t be able to play an integral role in their lives of their little ones. In one prison, efforts are being made to help keep moms and their kids connected despite time […]