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Cameron Douglas—Actor, Addict, Snitch…

In a NY Times (May 21st) article, Michael Douglas’s son Cameron (33) is cited as a cause-célèbre in “Doctors Seek New Approach for Jailed Addicts.”

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The only reason that this site follows celebrity prisoners is if a gross injustice is apparent, or there’s an abiding lesson for the rest of us. The original article on this site re Cameron Douglas appeared on June 4th, 2010.  I was more generous on that occasion… more…

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Cameron Douglas…

There’s a story about this old prospector who came upon a younger one along the trail whose mule wouldn’t budge.  Asking for help from the seasoned veteran, the old guy took out a piece of 2-by-4 from his own mule’s pack, walked over to the younger man’s mule, hauled back, and smacked the stubborn mule right between the eyes.

Front: Cameron Douglas

Front: Cameron Douglas

“Whoa!  Hey!  Why’d you do that?” asked the younger man.

“Well,” said the old prospector, “in the first place, you gotta get his attention…”

Sometimes people coming into the system need that attention grabber.  The grandson of “Spartacus” falls into that category.  There are lots of these stubborn mules here in prison.  more…