Jairus McCleary on ‘The Work,’ His Father, and the Hard Truth That Pain is Pain

James McCleary has the hardest job in a hard place, Folsom Prison, where the walls are hard, the bars are hard, and the men are hard as well. As the leader of an intense group therapy program, McCleary is responsible for cutting through that hardness or pummelling into softness with extraordinary honesty. McCleary too, it … Continue reading Jairus McCleary on ‘The Work,’ His Father, and the Hard Truth That Pain is Pain