Thousands of LA Children Are Punished for Parents’ Mistakes

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They have done no wrong, committed no crimes, yet thousands of children in Louisiana are being punished for their parents' mistakes, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. They are the hidden casualties of the state's world-leading mass incarceration rate, and the newspaper is exploring the damage done to children when a parent is sent to prison in a series, Family Sentences, that . . .

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