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I wrote these letters because nobody should walk alone.
In September of 2010, I received an email informing me that my cousin Momo, as I called him, had been imprisoned. His situation was deeply challenging to say the least: twenty-three years old and about to graduate from university abroad, his world was suddenly confined to one of Her Majesty’s largest prisons in Liverpool. His parents and sisters were all home in Mexico, an Atlantic Ocean away.
A truly compassionate, loving, and caring person only a year my junior, Momo has always been my closest friend in the family. Although we lived in different countries most of our lives, no physical distance ever kept us from connecting and feeling close. I soon learned that his sentence actually began approximately one month prior. To spare us from the pain, anguish, and uncertainty of arduous legal proceedings, Momo had requested his family not be told anything until the sentencing was final. Crushed by his imprisonment and the realization that he had already been facing this situation alone for a month or more, I made an unconditional commitment to live the experience as close to him as I possibly could.
My mind was made up: I resolved to write him one letter each day for as long as he was in jail.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgments
Part I: September 2010
Part II: October 2010
Part III: November 2010
Part IV: Momo’s Letter
Part V: The Last Letters