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"The nervousness wore off": What I learned from my first time in jail

Reidun Berntsen
January 9 2024 - 5:03pm
The walls of Lithgow Correctional Centre. Picture by Reidun Berntsen.
The walls of Lithgow Correctional Centre. Picture by Reidun Berntsen.

As the door that is the difference between freedom and confinement for the inmates of Lithgow Correctional Centre closed behind me, I felt completely out of my element.

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Reidun Berntsen

Reidun Berntsen

Journalist

Reidun is a Journalist and writer who lives in a country town 3 hours from Sydney, Australia. From a young age, Reidun has been in love with words and the infinite possibilities they bring. Stories, features and poems have been a major part of her writing career.

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