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This year, hundreds of mothers will be kept from hugging their children
by the walls of solitary confinement.

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LYNN FINLEY'S STORY

Lynn Finley's son David struggled with substance abuse before being sentenced to six years in prison. He's been moved in and out of secure housing units (SHUs) – solitary confinement – ever since...

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THERESA RIORDAN'S STORY

Theresa Riordan's son Jay has been in solitary confinement for five years. Theresa says solitary has taken away the son she knew, and she worries that he'll never be ok again...

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LISA ORTEGA'S STORY

Lisa Ortega says her son Kendall Davis, 17, is often thrown in solitary confinement for weeks at a time for minor infractions like walking too slow in line.

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LOIS DEMOTT'S STORY

Lois DeMott's son Kevin is mentally ill. Sometimes he's locked solitary confinement for three week stretches with no time outside his cell. His only interactions are talking to a nurse through the food slot in his door.

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DOLORES CANALES' STORY

Dolores Canales' son John Martinez has been in solitary confinement for 12 years. He never sees the sun or breathes fresh air.

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