Quite visits her mother in jail
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Concerns as more American children have parent in jail

This Christmas more children than ever before in the United States will have a parent in jail.

One in 28 children now have a mother or father in prison.

It means all too often those children are condemned to a life of struggle later in their lives.

The BBC's Zoe Conway has been to Maryland to meet one family trying to cope with their separation.

  • 21 Dec 2010
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