Five stories of lives changed by extreme youth sentences for children -- Xavier'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 will feature five stories about people whose lives have been changed by life without parole for children.

Xavier McElrath-Bey
Sentenced to prison at 13 after he was involved in a gang-related murder


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Hear from others whose lives were changed by extreme youth sentencing