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12:08 PM, May 6th, 2013

A group of photographers and artists asked inmates at Illinois’s Tamms Supermax Prison to request one image of anything in the world, real or imagined—and then they photographed it.

Here are the powerful results.  

(Photo via Creative Time Reports, photo by Chris Murphy, 2012.)

12:35 PM, June 26th, 2012
I had the top bunk and would roll down on early mornings and notice the picture of his child on the dresser. You don’t sleep well knowing your child will never know you as a free man.
3:00 PM, November 15th, 2011
…many folks are conjuring up different kinds of retributive punishments for him to suffer—punishments dished out at the hands of his future fellow prisoners; preferably by a huge dude named Bubba.
Mansfield Frazer on what will happen to Sandusky in prison, if convicted (hint: no one named Bubba will be involved, probably). 
12:48 PM, July 7th, 2011

An impressive fit: the Mexican inmate whose wife tried to smuggle him out of prison in a suitcase.

3:00 PM, June 23rd, 2011
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