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Priest serves his flock within confines of prison

Rev. Richard Shaw and his latest book
Rev. Richard Shaw and his latest book
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Rick Shaw thought he would have loved the newspaper business, but being a priest is where he feels he belongs. Nonetheless, the Rev. Richard Shaw, a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany since 1968, still enjoys writing, and his latest book, his fifth, tells the story of his life inside jails and prisons. “Naked as a Jailbird: A Raw Narrative of Life Behind Bars,” self-published and printed by Troy Book Makers, is an ...

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