And there's someone waiting for Pedro on the other side of the prison's walls. Someone he doesn't want to fail.
Rikers Island is one of the last places you'd expect to hear stories of hope and forgiveness.
There is a transformative power in good literature. A book can transport us to faraway places and introduce us to characters from different times and eras. It can rouse the emotions, challenge perceptions, and engage the mind in ways that few things can.