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Jimmy Santiago Baca is an award-winning American poet and writer of Chicano descent.
While serving a five-year sentence in a maximum security prison, he learned to read and began to turn his life around, eventually emerging as a prolific artist of the spoken and written word.

Jimmy Santiago Baca went from not being able to read, to writing Hollywood screenplays.

Watch this testimonial by poet/screenwriter and Northern New Mexico native Jimmy Santiago Baca.