During the 1920's and 30's, Phil Thatcher was one ofCalifornia's most notorious criminals. His troubled youthlet to a life of of crime. After spending more than half ofhis life in and out of reformatories and penitentiaries, anencounter with Jesus Christ in a cell in Folsom prison wouldforever change his life. Five years after his conversion,Judge Wagler of Oakland pronounced Phil Thatcher 'The singlemost thoroughly rehabilitated inmate in the history ofAlameda County Courts.' This is his story.