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Criminal Justice System: Meet Cyntoia

Clip: Season 12 Episode 15 | 6m 29s

In this Community Classroom module from Me Facing Life, viewers meet Cyntoia, a teen girl currently serving a life sentence in an adult state prison in Tennessee for murder. Viewers get a snapshot of the factors that led to where she is today. Part of the Women and Girls Lead, Volume 3 curriculum titled Women, Girls and the Criminal Justice System.

Aired: 01/08/13

Rating: TV-PG

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