"My life is over." That's what Herman Mendoza thought as he raised his arms in surrender. The police had his house surrounded. His kids were in bed while his wife tried to defend him. He tried to run, but it was useless. A once powerful drug lord, Herman now faced life in prison. And "life" is exactly what he found there.
Looking for a sense of family, Casey Diaz joined a gang and ended up in prison for murder while still a teenager. In prison, Casey became a “shot caller” and commanded the respect of enemy gang members. It was in solitary confinement that Casey would meet an unexpected visitor and experience unexpected change.