Vanessa’s story is unlike any other. Struggling with her depression and anxiety, a result of her bipolar disorder, has left her trying to find ways to cope. Something that’s helped her immensely is writing. Writing letters to be exact. To inmates. Vanessa writes to inmates. This is the story of how Vanessa started writing to inmates. From that first piece of paper to the binders and bags full of handwritten letters. I sit down with Vanessa to look through her letters and to talk about what intrigued her into writing to inmates.