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Criminal Justice System: Cyntoia as Mentor

Clip: Season 12 Episode 15 | 2m 52s

This Community Classroom module features Cyntoia, a teen girl serving a life sentence, as she reflects on her choices and the difficult circumstances that led her to where she is today. Viewers examine the ways that individuals, even under difficult circumstances, can inspire us. Part of the Women and Girls Lead, Volume 3 curriculum titled Women, Girls and the Criminal Justice System.

Aired: 01/08/13

Rating: TV-PG

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