LEFT: I’m sort of in 10th grade. I been here at OPP for three months. I been charged for attempted murder. They charged me when I was 14. Yeah 14 when I was first charged. I had other charges when I was younger. I got six sisters and four brothers.

-A.L. age 16,

RIGHT: I be in 8th grade.  I waiting trial for armed robbery. I lives with my grandmother.  Been to OPP twice already.

-J.L, age 17

These half brothers share a cell in Orleans Parish Prison Juvenile Wing. This unit is reserved for juveniles charged as adults. At its narrowest this cell is less than six feet wide.

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