Recognizing the level of bravery and professionalism required by those responsible for antisocial inmates, he conveys the impact of the experience. In essence, the man he is today is the result of the men he knew at Sing Sing. “Prison actually helped me to perfect those imperfections I didn’t know existed within me as a parent,” Bermudez explains. “I couldn’t help but absorb the unfortunate stories and positively implement them in my own personal life.” Yet Bermudez emphasizes that “ we can’t save everyone from life’s temptations.” Maybe not everyone – but this father guided one young man at a time, starting with his own sons.
- - City of Lakes Lifestyle Magazine, Sharon Boeckle, June 2007