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Wrongly Imprisoned Veteran John Buckley’s Artistic Spirit in Solitary Confinement

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: John Buckley Kentucky jail|Tags: , , , , , , |

Even in his dire situation John continues to create art, including music and drawings like the one included here. This sketch is John's view from the small 'outside' cage where he got one hour of time per week, often only offered at 2-3 am, out of the tiny solitary confinement cell where he spent more than [...]

John’s Sacrifice in the Shadow of 9/11

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: John Buckley wrongly imprisoned veteran|Tags: , , , , , |

With the anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy just past John's father shared this story about speaking with his son on that fateful day... John's mother Sandy was watching the news early on 9-11 when the first plane hit. She tried to call him. John's unit had been in the field on maneuvers until very late 10 [...]

A Wrongly Imprisoned Father’s Letter to His Daughters

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , |

John Buckley believed in a legal system that would support what's right. He believed that the American justice he had risked his life for in the Middle East would follow him into the courtroom. John felt he had two choices - take a plea deal that would have him admit to a crime he did not commit and [...]