Five stories of lives changed by extreme sentences for children -- Cindy's story

The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth is celebrating five years of progress in the effort to implement age-appropriate accountability measures in place of life without parole and other extreme sentences for children.

This week, we are featuring five stories about people whose lives have been changed by life without parole for children.

Cindy Sanford
Cindy ‘s perspective on life without parole for children changed when she encountered a young man serving the sentence. She now considers him her son.

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Hear from others whose lives were changed by extreme youth sentencing