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  • Government Name: Tewhan Butler
  • Register Number: 26852-050
  • Age:34
  • Time Served:11 years
  • Home Town:East Orange, NJ
  • Sentence:30 yrs.
  • Current Charge:RICO
  • Alias:Massacre
  • Release Date:2029
  • Prison Affiliation:Blood (Double ii/QSBG)
  • Circle of Influence:Altariq Gumbs, Emmanuel Jones, Lester Alford, Marco Miguel Robertson, Pele Brown, David Drone, Jermaine Ray, Marcus Martin, Michael Simpson, Omar Austin, Quaheem Edwards, Torvos Simpson, Vincent Gamboa
  • Institution:USP McCreary
  • Here, my life behind bars offers understanding for those of you who venture into ‘the life’ with no understanding of its consequences: the adversity, the obstacles and the journey one must travel alone when the gavel is slammed, your cell is locked and the lights go out.

Truth Hurts

As everything in life happens for a reason, I figure my current incarceration is for a greater purpose than I know. Time says that where there is no pain there can be no growth. With no down side, how do we know what is up ? Certainly, I hurt being here. However, prison, in more ways than one, has changed my life. Truth of the matter is, if I wasn’t here, 9 times out of 10 I would still be in the streets slanging and banging. Throwing back shots of liquid aggression, puffing on the ashes of hustlers and peddling a misled people disease; ignoring the truths that the most high has placed before me.

The rapid pace of my life has been slowed down tremendously, and I am very much appreciative for this brief moment in time. Undoubtedly, you may wonder how can I be thankful for suffering, thankful for isolation and thankful for being thrust miles on top of miles away from what I know.

I answer you by admitting the aching exactness of my past actions, past state of mind and past misunderstandings. Had I never taken this trip, I would have never awakened to the ills I was bestowing upon those I claimed to love. Would I have been the same role model for my son then, as who I aspire to be today? I seriously doubt it.

The truth hurts, but I must accept it. My reason for being here, I am still attempting to come to grips with, but I know there is a reason.

Raise UP Everything!


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