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A Man Mourns The Brother He Killed

Steve Drown
Producer Brian Thames with Roderick Hall at Solano State Prison.

Roderick Hall got a life sentence for killing his brother. He says he only did it to save the life of someone else he loved just as much.

"I will never get over it. He was truly my best friend."

Uncuffed is produced by men at Solano State Prison. Learn more about them here.

KALW’s radio training program at Solano State Prison is supported by the California Arts Council, with funding from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The producers fact-check content to the best of their ability. All content is approved by a prison information officer.

Email KALW's Uncuffed editors.

Write to the Uncuffed producers at Solano State Prison:

Level 3 Education / Media Lab
P.O. Box 4000
Vacaville, CA


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bf thames (Brian Thames) is a founding producer of KALW's Uncuffed, presenting stories that show the humanity of incarcerated people.