San Quentin Prison Report: Living with Hepatitis C | KALW

San Quentin Prison Report: Living with Hepatitis C

Sep 30, 2015

An estimated 40% of people in jails and prisons are infected with Hepatitis C. Because the virus can remain dormant for decades, it's often called the silent killer. From inside San Quentin Prison, reporter Louis A. Scott spoke to fellow prisoners living with Hepatitis C.

THOMAS HOLMES: Man, let's keep this real. This is the first time in my life that I've thought about ending it all. You know what I'm saying?

Click the audio player above to listen to the complete interview.

KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the San Quentin Prison Report, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls. You can find more stories from the San Quentin Prison Report here