Article: For Moms In Prison, Distance Can Hurt As Much As Time - HUFFINGTON Post December 2016
For Moms In Prison, Distance Can Hurt As Much As Time
by Kim Bellware
On board a pair of buses making the nearly three-hour journey to central Illinois from Chicago a week before Christmas, everyone has a number. The passengers are bundles of sleepy children, some accompanied by grandparents, who offer up a “one,” “three,” maybe “four.” The numbers represent the months ― and in some cases years ― since they have seen their mothers at the Logan Correctional Center.
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