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Girl Scout Troop Unites Daughters With Imprisoned Mothers

Preview: Season 7 | 35s

At the Gatesville Prison in Texas, a unique Girl Scout troop unites daughters with mothers who have been convicted of serious crimes. Facing steep sentences from the courts and tough questions from their children, the mothers struggle to rebuild relationships with the daughters who endure a childhood without them.

Aired: 12/08/11

Rating: TV-PG

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Life and Death in Brooks County

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Life and Death in Brooks County

Missing in Brooks County filmmakers talk about why they wanted to tell this gripping but harrowing story, how they were able to get different perspectives, and whether they've been able to get the documentary in front of politicians.

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