February 4, 2001 |
After two terms and a total of 10 years in prison, Mark Cook doesn't think freedom is much to celebrate. For one thing, his feet hurt--he never walked so much in the joint. For another, it's harder to stay clean. Sure, drugs were everywhere in prison, but prices were less tempting. That's the other thing about the outside: Temptation. On skid row, where Mark lives, temptation is like oxygen.