At 16, Donyea Phillips hit rock bottom in segregated housing in a Philadelphia jail, with a bed sheet for a noose. "As my fingers and toes started going numb, I remembered Sarah," he said. Sarah Morris, who runs arts workshops for children in the jails, was the only person he could recall encouraging him, reports Philly.com.
"She told me I was good at writing poems. At the last . . .
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