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Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times

Monday, November 25, 2013

Doing unto others: In helping, volunteers serve a higher purpose

Inside the King County Jail, volunteer Jay Thompson, right, listens as inmate Doreen Starrish, left, breaks down after reading aloud an autobiographical piece dealing with her past. “I didn't cry when I wrote it,” she said. Also listening to her story are fellow inmate Carolyn Piksa and teaching volunteer Michael Hood.