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Men who grew up in prison find the strength to be vulnerable
January 26, 2017 at 6:20 PM EDT
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At California's San Quentin prison, men who committed crimes when they were teenagers and are currently serving long or life sentences give their Brief But Spectacular takes on their crimes, the early traumas that affected their actions and how they're changing their lives now.
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