Montage: Every year the population of incarcerated women grows and grows. As a result more and more children grow up without their mothers — and are at risk for disciplinary problems, poverty and neglect. Twenty-one year old Beverly Kennon, her mother Sue — an inmate at a Virginia prison — and their friend Jerry Weinberger talk about the effects of prison on the relationship between mother and daughter. (8:11)
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