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Georgia Jail Goes All Pink From Walls To Jumpsuits

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Georgia Jail Goes All Pink From Walls To Jumpsuits

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Inmates in a Georgia jail won't likely be tickled pink with its new makeover. Officials at the Ben Hill County Jail are painting every wall and bunk Pepto Bismol pink. Plus: the towels, sheets, shoes and handcuffs. Officials say shocking pink jumpsuits will make escapees easier catch.

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Inmates in a Georgia jail won't likely be tickled pink with its new makeover. And that's just the idea. Officials at the Ben Hill County Jail are painting every wall and bunk Pepto-Bismol pink. Also: the towels, sheets, shoes, handcuffs. Officials say the shocking pink jumpsuits will make escapees easier to catch. But mostly they're hoping inmates will hate the new d�cor so much they'll go straight rather than come back.

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