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INDEPENDENT LENS

Sentencing Children: Cyntoia's Story

  • Aired: 08/09/2017
  • 07:49
  • Rating: NR
16-year-old Cyntoia Brown, who was forced into a life of prostitution and feared for her safety, was arrested in 2004 for the murder of a 43-year-old man. She was tried in adult court and sentenced to life. Filmmaker Dan Birman followed her case from the Nashville trial to her incarceration at TN Prison for Women. Part of a 7-part series Sentencing Children, produced by Birman and Independent Lens
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Part of the "Sentencing Children" series focusing on juvenile justice laws.
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