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Japanese Prison Wants to Change Their Image, Adopts Cute Mascot

Meant to be a welcoming face and a positive link between prisoners receiving rehabilitation in the prison and citizens in the community at large, this adorable mascot was introduced, and explained to the media and the public, at the prison’s annual fair on September 8, 2013.

OPINION: How the Internet Got Me Through Prison

From our friends at the Daily Dot: Author Michael Santos, who spent 25 years in prison, describes how the Internet helped get him through the experience, and how it’s helped him begin a new life outside penitentiary walls.

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