We listen in as Payton Smith tries to make sense of her mother’s imprisonment; she asks her other family members when her mother will be home and what it will be like. This piece was produced by Chana Joffe-Walt. Photo: Transom.org
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We listen in as Payton Smith tries to make sense of her mother’s imprisonment; she asks her other family members when her mother will be home and what it will be like.
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