“Optimism Is Elusive” In Calif. Youth Lockups

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Marcos Alvarez, 19, spends 23 hours a day in a call maintained by the California Youth Authority in a prison near Sacramento, reports the Los Angeles Times–just him, a toilet, a sink, and a narrow bunk. He does push-ups, writes letters, stares at a beaded cross. He thinks, “in my head, real quiet-like.” He watches
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