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Documenting abuses in the us prison system through firsthand accounts

Seen Not Heard

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a look at prison from the people behind bars in the united states of america

a collection of letters from Mothers + Fathers + Sons + Sisters + Daughters + brothers + Cousins + Friends + husbands + wives + Lovers + immigrants + all colors, races, and genders + americans + humans 

As of 2020, the American jails hold almost 2.3 million people. There are 218 immigration detention facilities, where immigrants asked for asylum and were imprisoned while waiting months or years for a hearing. 

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