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Produced by Graham Shelby

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Summary: So a man commits a crime. A terrible crime. He's caught, tried, sentenced and locked up. Then what? What do the rest of us want from the roughly two million inmates currently housed in U.S. prisons? And what do they want for themselves? One group of inmates in a Kentucky prison has made an unusual choice: They're staging a production of Romeo and Juliet. Their goal? To become "better human beings."


The people in this piece are rad! Great story.