Lacino Hamilton can be reached for a larger discussion on this and related topics at: Lacino Hamilton 247310, Marquette Branch Prison, 1960 US Highway 41 S, Marquette, MI, 49855, or www.jpay.com. Lacino has been incarcerated since July 1994. (For more information about his case, see "Ring of Snitches: How Detroit Police Slapped False Murder Convictions on Young Black Men.") After being sent to prison, he spent four of his first six years in solitary confinement. It was there that he began to read, think critically and distinguish between expressing a desire to change and demonstrating the ability to achieve it.