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John Huckleberry sits in the back seat of a friend's car on the way back from visiting inmates at Sterling Correctional Facility. After 30 years in prison, Huckleberry — who was released in 2012 — helps aging inmates prepare for life outside prison. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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NPR News Investigations

Life After 'Life': Aging Inmates Struggle For Redemption

A Colorado program for long-term offenders helps a group of aging ex-cons as they attempt to make their way in a fast-paced world and rejoin a society that is not sure they deserve that chance.

George Clinton emerges from Parliament-Funkadelic's Mothership on June 4, 1977, at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Music News

Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back

The Smithsonian is bringing back the funk. Parliament-Funkadelic's iconic stage prop, which would descend to the stage in a blaze of flashing lights, will anchor a new exhibit.

Mark, a California minister, says the day he was first shut out of all treatment discussions regarding his mentally ill teenage son "was the first time we really started to feel hopeless." Jenny Gold/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Privacy Law Frustrates Parents Of Mentally Ill Adult Children

Even if parents are providing health insurance, they often can't find out what's happening when their adult children suffer from severe mental illness.

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