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Gemma Pena Allowed to Touch Son, Kristopher Rodriguez

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Gemma Pena and Rev. Stephen Rodriguez, her son, were given a contact visit with Kristopher on Thursday, March 3. She will give a report at 6pmEST tonight on Human Rights Demand channel. Call 347-857-3293 to hear and participate. Kristopher Rodriguez is a Florida prisoner who suffers from bipolar disorder. It was Gemma's first time touching Kristopher in two years. Rev. Rodriguez also took his daughter for the visit, and Yosuanis met her uncle for the first time in her memory. Pena plans to join others in a trip to Tallehassee next week to discuss mental illness in the Florida prison system.

Pena said Kristopher is better now than he was when this article was published in 2015: "The Kristopher Rodriguez Story" 

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