Lightning flashed across Kentucky skies a few nights ago. "I love storms," said my roommate, Gypsi, her eyes bright with excitement. Thunder boomed over the Kentucky hills and Atwood Hall, here in Lexington, KY's federal prison.
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The American government has been critical of China's forced-labor policies, but the United States has a burgeoning prison labor pool of its own.
The next time you attend a graduation, remember that the gowns worn by the graduates are likely to have been made by South Carolina prison labor.
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