The Land of the Free punishes or imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation. This collection of testimonials from criminal offenders, family members, and experts on America’s criminal justice system puts a human face on the millions of Americans subjugated by the US Government's 40 year, one trillion dollar social catastrophe: The War on Drugs; a failed policy underscored by fear, politics, racial prejudice and intolerance in a public atmosphere of "out of sight, out of mind."
From the time he was a young boy, Steve Costello knew he was destined for a life of crime.
A committed gang member, he had already been to prison by the time he became a man, and was rapidly approaching the point of no return.
In this riveting interview, Steve recounts his story, and the miraculous circumstances that allowed him to walk away from crime and start his life over again.
This complete interview is #11 of 100 in The Exile Nation Project's archive, which can be found on ExileNation.org.