A short while ago, TMZ posted a copy of a letter written by Aaron Hernandez to a pen pal, who sent some words of encouragement to the former Patriots tight end because he was in the same jail 15 years ago. For a while now, we've read and seen story after story from various media outlets regarding Hernandez and his alleged involvement in the death of Odin Lloyd, but we haven't heard much from the man himself. Now, through this letter, we get an idea as to what's going in the mind of the 23-year-old former NFL player at the moment. 

Hit the thumbs to check out the hand-written letter.

Sidebar: Gotta love that "Keep this off social media PLEASE!" line. What century does he think this is? 

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[via TMZ]