My Life After 44 Years In Prison

My Life After 44 Years In Prison

Otis Johnson went to jail at the age of 25. When he got out at 69, he rejoined a world that was starkly different from the one he remembered. This is his story.

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20 Responses

  1. Daniel Rees says:

    police are doing so much years with prison its so dumb

  2. Muqeeth Sohail says:

    Very short video. This is the real lesson for all of us who are complaining
    to things which we have don’t have and this old man is really awesome who
    is trying to make his presence alone in the busy society.

    Please upload longer video.

  3. skatethebored says:

    Very inspiring…

  4. R1d3withPr1d3 says:

    song name at the middle of the video pls

  5. cd257 says:

    Wow, just wow.

  6. r4u106 says:

    Bill Cosby anyone??

  7. CrazyAsFuck says:

    Beautiful Spirit.

  8. Leonel Garza says:

    we should him a show, I’d rather watch him than the Kardashians

  9. Chelsea England says:

    He needs to find the money and the letter Andy Dufresne hid for him, then
    when he finds that he can meet Andy Dufresne on that beach in Mexico.

    (Honestly though I feel like I could listen to Otis talk all day, this was
    a great upload. Would love a longer version.)

  10. Jason Jase says:

    Irrespective of Otis’ original sentence, he seems like a good man, and
    genuinely bought a lump to my throat watching this. 44 years is a long long
    time man. I hope he’s doing OK and has other people in his life that care
    about him.

  11. whatever jpg says:

    holy crap he doesn’t even know what gatoraid is?

  12. Adonijah Jones says:

    Must be an experience

  13. Charles Demuynck says:

    song at 1:55 ? anyone

  14. Bob Flavin says:

    I’d like to see more of this. Right now I bet it would only take 10 years
    for someone to fall out of touch with life outside, things are moving so
    fast these days you’d think there would be a decent education program in

  15. Thomas Cantwell-Browne says:

    Ok so this dude tried to kill a cop, that’s pretty bad of course he
    deserved to be locked up for a while- but 44 years!?, that seem a little
    excessive to me, i mean when a cop actually kills or savagely beats an
    innocent person they just get paid leave.

  16. Randy O'Donnell says:

    i’d like to know how his re-integration went besides the whole “living in
    the future thing”. Also, I live in Canada, we don’t have that Peanut
    Butter/Jam combination here!!

  17. tornado001p says:

    2:00 on no you took the red pill. mophus

  18. ndgv2 says:

    otis seems like a fascinating guy and he is instantly likable.

  19. Dawai Gocha says:

    He’s a yogi.

  20. BlueIceAni says:

    Typical nignog ape who attacked a police officer