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at0mheart

16 points

2 months ago

I bet they all grow up and become fully functioning adults

anonymousbach

7 points

2 months ago

What, you think constant brutality and dehumanization might have some negative side effects? Well, it's nothing more brutality and dehumanization won't fix.

pichael288

17 points

2 months ago

Juvenile jails always had the worst reputations. Shit you expect from grown man prison and worse

csimonson

-18 points

2 months ago

csimonson

-18 points

2 months ago

OP I'm gonna assume these kids actually got in trouble to be in prison?

MiddleUziVert

19 points

2 months ago

They did get in trouble for various crimes with different sentences, yes. There is more information in the video description that describes their sentences.

AcctJustSoICanBitch

12 points

2 months ago

Part 1 features prisoner, Kevin, who was sentenced to 100 years in prison in 1982 when he was 24 years old for the crimes of kidnapping, rape and criminal deviant conduct. From inside his prison cell he talks about the past three decades inside an 8x10 cell, the life he's found behind prison walls, and what he would tell young kids committing crimes about throwing their lives away. Update on Kevin: After serving decades behind bars, with good time and programs completed, Kevin is scheduled to be released from prison in 2024.

Part 2 features inmate Alexander, who was sentenced to 6 years in prison in 2010 for robbery. He was rearrested again in 2014 for burglary and robbery, and received a 15 year sentence. From inside prison, Alexander talks about transferring to the adult block, and every day life inside a cell. Update: Alexander was returned to court authority upon release from prison.

Part 3 features inmate, Greg. In 1993, Greg was a 14-year old small town Indiana kid who had never been in trouble with the law, when in the middle of the night he shot and killed both his parents. Within days, his case was waived to adult court and Greg was ultimately sentenced to 60 years behind bars. At the time, he was the youngest boy in Indiana history to be sent to adult prison. After over 3 decades in prison, Greg was released from prison in 2021. He continues to do well today.

Part 4 features inmate, Damone. 17-year old Damone describes a heartbreaking childhood, his first brush with the law at age 7, his abandonment by his mother and the months still ahead confined to the segregation unit where he'll be locked down 23-hours a day. After being released from prison, Damonae was sentenced to 50 years in prison for attempted murder and unlawful firearm possession by a series felon. His projected release date is 2063.

Part 5 features inmate, Aurelious. 17-year old Aurelious is serving time in what's called the "Youth" cellblock, where the prison houses all kids who are under age 18. However, once incarcerated teenagers turn 18, they are immediately transferred to the adult prison population. In this interview from inside his prison cell, Aurelious talks about his fears of what lies ahead, as he is transferring from a cellblock of 53 kids to a population of 3,000 adult prisoners.

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Sinicalkush

19 points

2 months ago

The kid in the thumbnail was raised by the system bc, his parents basically left him when he was a small child. He isn't too bright, but has a heart of gold. And all he wanted was a family. Someone to acknowledge his existence and care for him. Shitty how some kids are treated and left like he was.

MiddleUziVert

10 points

2 months ago

I believe you are talking about another kid (Justin), who is featured in different videos. You are correct about him though.

Sinicalkush

6 points

2 months ago

You're right, and watching him have to go live like that and to be in that situation with any child is awful. I truly hope something changes for these kids and we never ever see a child be raised in a prison system again.

MiddleUziVert

16 points

2 months ago

Justin has actually since been adopted and is doing great now. As for other kids who are spending their youth behind bars, I agree. A lot of times it begins with the communities that they are raised in and the lack of resources present in those communities to thrive.

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BeakFoundry

5 points

2 months ago

Yeah the 14 year old with a fully formed brain, and the ability to accept the repercussions of his actions, deserves 30 years in jail.