Jailhouse Currency 

Monday, January 10th, 2011

As detailed in this AP article, honey buns are one of the most interesting items of currency in prison.

George Alec Robinson, an unemployed sanitation worker and father of three, paid his public defenders in honey buns after they saved him from Virginia’s electric chair.

“He said, ‘This is all in the world I can give you guys,'” attorney James C. Clark told the Washington Post. “They were good, too.”


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