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He also notes that many pen pals have helped inmates find housing or employment after their release, which can be a huge challenge and often a condition of parole.

“In Norway’s prisons, in 2000 about an earlier prison pen pal site described a psychotherapist named Diane who fell in love and planned a wedding with an inmate all before her pen pal turned fiancé was released from prison.“I think a lot of people are hopeful that they’ll find love on the site,” Lovell says in answer to the dating question.

“In prison you can’t show weakness, you’re not allowed to be human,” Adam Lovell told us over the phone from his home in Florida.

Lovell has corresponded with friends who went to prison, and he has read thousands of the initial letters that people email to Write APrisoner.

Contractors are working on a redesign of the site (“We’ve been operating in dark ages,” Lovell says) that will feature those programs more prominently, introduce a Share a Ride program to help pen pals visit inmates in remote jails, and implement features borrowed from social media like logins, a following feature, and notifications.

Pen pals can offer prisoners “a better outlook on life and gives them a connection to something positive,” says Lovell.

He that he has “been wrongly convicted” of armed robbery and that his appeal looks promising.

Paul also acknowledges that many prisoners claim innocence and says that he wants “to share some of [his] heart with those of similar altruistic tendencies.”Write APrisoner is not the only site in the prison pen pal business.

A Link to the World It’s hard to imagine the criminals from America’s favorite gangster movies spending their prison stints exchanging letters with an anonymous office worker or quiet retiree.