About two million children in the United States have a parent in prison. According to a U.S. Senate report these children are seventy percent more likely to end up behind bars themselves. These kids often withdraw from society because they’re either not told the truth about their parent in prison, or they’re sworn to secrecy. In the first of our two-part series on children of the incarcerated, Adelyn Jones reports on one Nashville family who is breaking the silence and hoping to beat the odds.
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