Breaking Down Walls

2008 Virtual Mentor  
When I first walked onto the prison campus, I was surprised that it looked nothing like the blocks of rooms behind bars so often portrayed in the movies. It more closely resembled a college campus with its large stretches of green between many small buildings. As I approached, I saw a line of women waiting at the snack bar and a few mingling outside the salon next door. An unassuming structure, separate from the others, housed the women on death row. The dormitories were named, ironically,
more » ... d, ironically, after birds.
doi:10.1001/virtualmentor.2008.10.2.mnar1-0802 pmid:23206827 fatcat:vzcmuted7reqjdrfdz3kdoxgaa