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Wrongdoing In America
Across the United States, thousands of children have been sentenced as adults, estimating at about 3,000 nationwide that have been sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole (Pollock). As young as the age of 13 years old, children are being tried as adults and sentenced to “die in prison”, without any consideration of their age or offense. Many young children in America are affected by abuse, neglect, domestic and community violence, and poverty. For many of these youth the act of wrongdoing is a cry for help. Without effective intervention and help, a majority of these children suffer and struggle to maintain any type of stability in their lives. For many kids, these unstable environments make it difficult to manage the

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