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December 06, 2011

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12-year-old boy in a Biloxi, Mississippi detention center
12-year-old boy in a Biloxi, Mississippi detention center
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Richard Ross

Sitting On The Prison Floor

Richard Ross photographs children and teenagers who are serving time in detention around the country, chronicling them on the blog Juvenile in Justice. The steel and concrete settings are bleak, but Ross spends time, talking with these youngsters to convey what they are coping with in his series of stark photos. 

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