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Ricardo Vasquez Jr. # 999319

Polunsky Unit D.R.
3872 FM 350 South
Livingston, Texas  77351
U.S.A.

Texas plans his death on 01/15/2015

Use Jpay.com or RicardoVasquez@deathrow-usa.com for a first contact if you want send an e-mail, please leave a postal address for response. Thank You.

 

Monday, September 17, 2012

 

Dear World….

Hi! My name is Ricardo, and I reside on Texas death row. I’ve been here since June 24, 1999. I’m Hispanic, of Mexican descent. So yes, I love eating rice, beans and tortillas. And don’t forget the Jalapeños! Ha,Ha… My birthday is April 1979. I was born and raised in Robstown, Texas. A small town in deep South Texas. I’m 5’9’’ tall and weigh 180 Ibs. I have black hair and brown eyes ……

 I am writing these few lines because I am looking for a fellow human being who is compassionate and caring, a person I can call a friend. I am searching for someone who is sincere and loyal. And will take my friendship serious. Like I mentioned earlier, I reside on Texas death row. But don’t let this scare you. I am an everyday person, who enjoys talking about everyday things. Yeah, I have a death sentence, but I still have a great sense of humor. I like to laugh, I am open minded and I don’t judge. That aint my place in this world. The way I view life. No one is perfect in this world, we all make mistakes, we can’t change the future until it arrives, but we  can gain wisdom from the past and use it in the present to better our lives. Life is a challenge and we need to have the heart to face it…

 I also like to read, listen to music and sports. I like photography too. They say pictures tell stories, but they only say so much. I am a Christian, single and straight…

 Like I mentioned in the start, I’m searching for a friend who is going to be sincere and loyal. And will take my friendship serious. I’m not asking for much, just a true friend….

 “When you take time to appreciate the differences in people, you discover we all share the same hopes and fears…”

 

                              Respectfully yours

                              Ricardo Vasquez Jr.

Polunsky Unit  # 999319
3872 FM 350 South
Livingston, Texas  77351
U.S.A.

 

 

May 2009

Once your eyes see these words and you decide to them, I want you to understand I'm not looking for a pen pal. I'm looking to write a fellow human being whos compassionate and caring. A person I can call a friend. I reside on Texas death row, I've been condemned to die. This journey hasn't been easy, life in general ain't easy. As the years pass, we see and learn a lot. I'm not biased nor judgemental.There is two sides to to every story.

I know how it feels to be judged! My circumstances don't allow me many opportunities  to enjoy the true beauty of life. A pen and paper is my outlet to the regular goings of everyday life. So I haven't been in the free world since 1998, a lot has changed out there.

I know society doesn't see us as normal people one of the first thoughts that cross 

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