Letter To Butchie New Year's Eve is a traditional (and quite obvious) time for making resolutions. Jackie Sullivan made a few -- she pledged to get off drugs (she was a heroin addict) and to get off the streets (she was a prostitute). She succeeded. She wanted to make these changes so that she could be re-united with her son, Butchie -- for whom she recorded audio letters beginning in 1994. This piece was produced by David Isay and Stacy Abramson. (7:00) ((st
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Letter To Butchie

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Letter To Butchie

Letter To Butchie

Letter To Butchie

Only Available in Archive Formats.

New Year's Eve is a traditional (and quite obvious) time for making resolutions. Jackie Sullivan made a few — she pledged to get off drugs (she was a heroin addict) and to get off the streets (she was a prostitute). She succeeded. She wanted to make these changes so that she could be re-united with her son, Butchie — for whom she recorded audio letters beginning in 1994. This piece was produced by David Isay and Stacy Abramson. (7:00) ((st