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Illegal Mail

From: Blunt Youth Radio Project
Series: Incarcerated Youth Speak Out
Length: 08:47

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For students locked up in Maine's Long Creek Youth Development Center passing notes is a crime... and an art form. Jacorey investigates. Read the full description.

4078111846_32cfb04460_m_small For students locked up in Maine's Long Creek Youth Development Center passing notes to one another - what the facility calls "illegal mail" - is a crime, but it's also one of the most commonly committed crimes at Long Creek.  Jacorey delves into the culture of illegal mail, from the enforcers to the self-defined King of Illegal Mail. 

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Piece Description

For students locked up in Maine's Long Creek Youth Development Center passing notes to one another - what the facility calls "illegal mail" - is a crime, but it's also one of the most commonly committed crimes at Long Creek.  Jacorey delves into the culture of illegal mail, from the enforcers to the self-defined King of Illegal Mail. 

Broadcast History

Originally aired on WMPG in Portland, Maine

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Flight of the Bumblebee Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov :30

Additional Credits

This was produced as part of Blunt Youth Radio's outreach to Long Creek Youth Development Center

Related Website

http://bluntradio.org