A former addict and a former prisoner discuss the developmental retardation their experiences caused. (8 minutes)
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Samantha Broun interviews her mom about surviving a brutal attack by Reginald McFadden 20 years ago, and sets out to interview friends, family and policymakers about how that attack changed Pennsylvania law regarding life sentences at the time.
Samantha continues toward McFadden, and talks to an inmate who knows something about the case that she never knew before.
We spend a semester in a public school in New York City called Lyons Community School.
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In 2012, the fever broke, and the Albertville city council stopped targeting Latino residents.
Suddenly realizing just how many Latinos had moved to town, longtime residents jumped into action, fueled by a wave of national and statewide anti-immigration fever.
Latino residents decided to organize a peaceful march in support of a path to legal status, and their white neighbors were shocked when 5,000 people poured into the streets.