Away from home: An audio journal

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Every year, tens of thousands of people are booked into L.A. county jails. Their absence from home, even if short, can be felt deeply by family members and loved ones.

Nancy Rivera lives in Panorama City. Her boyfriend, Daniel Caceres, has spent the last year in jail. While he's been away Nancy's had to get on with work, school, and looking after their baby. KCRW’s George Lavender asked Nancy to keep an audio journal as she dealt with Daniel's time away, his court dates, and his potential release.

In the final installment of our series we bring you a few entries from that journal 

Photo: Nancy Rivera with her son Elijah



George Lavender