As a boy growing up on the streets of Broome, in northern WA, Todd Carter found himself roped into a life of petty crime — a cycle from which he couldn’t escape.
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It was a choice that landed him behind bars in his mid-20s in Darwin’s daunting Holtze Prison, a place he describes as “hell on earth”.
“That’s hell. That’s hell on earth. It’s evil in there. You don’t want to go there,” Carter said.
“You miss out on life, you know?”