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The Quiet Trend of Reimagining and Reusing Prisons and Jails

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The Quiet Trend of Reimagining and Reusing Prisons and Jails

Former prison now a residential community, Lorton, Virginia. (Photo by: Robert Knopes/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

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After decades of scandals over horrible conditions, many states are reimagining prisons and jails and reusing those properties to benefit the community.

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