Telling Bernie’s story

This was an article that came out in The Nashville Scene when Bernie was in the halfway house serving 18 months. At this point, he still didn’t know if he was going to lose his beloved Trace View Farm.  The article helped garner more support for him but it’s timing was shortly before his release and the halfway house officials were not pleased with his new found fame…with just a few weeks left before his release, he was confined to the facility instead of his daily work detail outside on a crew. He had no access to read the article until other inmates started smuggling in copies for him to sign. As he explained, “It was a surreal time…” 


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