Portraying jailed youths

Portraying jailed youths

Book shows ‘these are no places for kids’
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A male juvenile stands in a room at Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center in 2009 in Biloxi, Miss. The stark image is part of a haunting exhibit, “Juvenile In Justice,” that creator Richard Ross hopes will bring changes in the way the nation deals with the approximately 70,000 youths held in detention or correctional facilities across the country on any given night – many of them for offenses no more serious than skipping school.
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Photographer Richard Ross hopes the haunting exhibit of juveniles in jail will bring changes in the way the nation deals with the estimated 70,000 youths held in detention or correctional facilities across the country on any given night – many of them for offenses no more serious than skipping school.
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