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Criminal Justice System: Meet Rosa

Rosa talks about factors that have led to a pattern of juvenile detention.

Criminal Justice System: Meet Rosa

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Criminal Justice System: Decisions

This module looks at the ways families are affected by incarceration.

Criminal Justice System: Decisions

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Criminal Justice System: Mentorship

Ida attends her mother's high school graduation in prison.

Criminal Justice System: Mentorship

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Criminal Justice System: Cyntoia as Mentor

Cyntoia reflects on the difficult circumstances of life in prison.

Criminal Justice System: Cyntoia as Mentor

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Criminal Justice System: What to Do

Hear opinions on the result of Cyntoia’s case and if teens should be tried as adults.

Criminal Justice System: What to Do

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Criminal Justice System: Seizing Stories

Cyntoia shares her history with sexual violence, which has profoundly impacted her life.

Criminal Justice System: Seizing Stories

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Criminal Justice System: Intervention

The Girl Scouts Beyond Bars program connects daughters with their incarcerated moms.

Criminal Justice System: Intervention

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Criminal Justice System: Meet Cyntoia

Cyntoia, a teen girl serving a life sentence for murder, tells her story.

Criminal Justice System: Meet Cyntoia

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Criminal Justice System: Expression

Delve into a drama therapy program at a juvenile detention center for girls in Illinois.

Criminal Justice System: Expression

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Me Facing Life: Prison Reflections

Via prison telephone, Cyntoia recounts her past choices and hopes for a better future.

Me Facing Life: Prison Reflections

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Me Facing Life: Where Was I?

Cyntoia's adoptive mother struggles to understand why she missed the warning signs.

Me Facing Life: Where Was I?

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Me Facing Life: Pretrial Interview

In a pretrial interview, Dr. William Bernet listens as Cyntonia recounts a painful past.

Me Facing Life: Pretrial Interview

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Me Facing Life: They All Wanted Admiration

In prison, Cyntoia tries to recuperate her own self-esteem after years of abuse.

Me Facing Life: They All Wanted Admiration

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Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story - Promo

She made a split-second decision that changed everything.

Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story - Promo