“With joy in our hearts”

The little Ugandan girl couldn’t wait until the lesson was finished to give her teacher, Jeffrey Veale Jr., the letter she had written. The letter was actually addressed to Veale’s mother, and it read in part: “Thank you for allowing your son to come to Uganda. He is the one who gives us hope and we be with joy in our hearts.”

Razor Wire Women

Ashley Lucas keeps thinking about certain people holding her new book for the first time — incarcerated women and their families.