All God's Children - Part IV, Chapter 12, Butch, The Prisoner and the Scholar, Chapter 13, Butch and Willie Summary & Analysis

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Butch had been sentenced to Waupun maximum security prison. He acted hard and crazy and achieved a great reputation among inmates. One path out of that prison involved taking courses as a sanctioned form of rehabilitation. Butch did well and won a transfer to Wisconsin State Reformatory at Green Bay, where he became a full-time student. After receiving his high school diploma, he worked seven years to be transferred to Wisconsin Correctional Institution at Fox Lake. When he arrived in 1970, he met Michael Schoenfield, a sixties radical caught with marijuana when it was still a felony. Schoenfield was well-educated and felt lonely; he found a friend in Butch and shared his books with him. Butch read them all and they had...

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