Letters from John

October 2020 Update

By |2020-10-12T20:52:46+00:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Letters from John|

Hello friends! John Calvin’s Aunt Carol here. I hope everyone is managing to stay well and safe during these crazy times we’re in, and that you’re able to find some peace and joy in each day. We are trying to remind ourselves to do that every day. If there ever was a time to be thankful [...]

June 2020 Update

By |2020-06-16T18:22:25+00:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Letters from John|

Hello everyone!   This is Carol Buckley Frazier, John Calvin’s Aunt, and I wanted to share an update of my own with you.  I try to keep in close touch with John thru phones calls and emails, which can be challenging for John who has to find a phone available at the time is out of his [...]

May 2020 Update

By |2020-06-07T01:34:03+00:00June 7th, 2020|Categories: Letters from John|

Update from John #2 So this should be an interesting topic to cover regarding medical care inside these prison walls. As most of you know, I’m a 100% service-connected disabled veteran (qualified several times over). I’m rated for severe PTS—TBI (traumatic brain injury), a prosthetic shoulder, degenerative disc disease, recurring malaria, hearing loss and lots of [...]

April 2020 Update

By |2020-05-31T20:14:35+00:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: Letters from John|

April 20th, 2020 Hello everyone! It’s been a long time since I’ve done one of these despite my aunt’s urging. To be honest guys, I try not to bombard you with my negativity. Unfortunately it seems that my life is mostly negative—although to be fair, I shoulder it well. I can’t remember if I’ve done an [...]

October 2019 Update

By |2019-11-07T21:44:34+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Letters from John|

I know it’s been a while since we’ve posted an update, but we lost our webmaster months ago and have only very recently found someone to take this responsibility on for us ---we are very grateful! Since John last sent us an update to post, he has been moved 2 times and is now back at [...]

Letters from John: A Wrongly Imprisoned Vet Spends His Daughter’s Birthday Behind Bars

By |2019-11-07T21:44:34+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , |

[We received a heartbreaking message from John on his daughter's 10th birthday, a letter he asked we share with the world to demonstrate the vast disservice this decorated combat veteran and father has been paid by his country simply because he stood up for what is right.] John with his two daughters before being wrongly [...]

Letters from John: Can you help him out of his slump?

By |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , , , |

It's difficult, and expensive, to stay in contact with family from prison. Most modes of communication are pay by the minute, and things like access to email kiosks are limited to ten minutes...not a lot of time to get your thoughts down. In this two-part letter John shares more about the constant danger he faces, as [...]

Letters from John: Another update, another stint in solitary

By |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , |

John update:  6/7/2018 To my friends, loved ones, supporters, and curious people, John with his daughter Another update from your favorite political prisoner here.  This update I have to write by hand due to the fact that I’m in the hole, AGAIN!  I was put in the hole “under investigation by internal affairs.” I [...]

Hello Everyone, Ranger Buckley Here

By |2019-11-07T21:44:35+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Letters from John|

Hello everyone, Ranger Buckley here. It's hostage crisis day 2000 + something... It's been awhile since I updated you all, as a matter of fact I can't even remember the last time that I did it. The parameters are the same as always, I've only got 12 minutes as of right now to finish writing this [...]