NY Prisoners Turn to the Bard From Behind Bars

Prisoners at Sing Sing perform the works of William Shakespeare as part of a rehabilitation program.
1:40 | 05/10/16

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All the world's a stage move William Shakespeare. And one plays many parts. At sing sing prisoners who giving new meaning to his famous words. Who. I at all Samuel Morris originally from Flatbush has spent within thirty years behind bars or heard. Readjustment language phone for free Shakespeare. Foam plays and script almost typical home warm and begin. Morris and Joseph coach the only from the Bronx are part of a program named rehabilitation. Through the yards. Volunteering. Foam is a program that allowed me to read must though. Instead of going on in shields in here so people don't. Look at you as a cow little timid or law. You know any one of those things. His former partners in organized crime might be surprised to find a guy known as flash wearing a wig. Astonished is more like it says the warden. When 80% of my guys are in here for a very violent crime. Takes a lot of guts to get up there and do if they do picks up com. It was the first time in my life that I actually broke. That was it leads you back without any ulterior motives when he undertones. And to do that in the prison population. Knows moral. All the more remarkable. Given wins surrounds us. No matter the northern resort distractions what over. I just feel human again.

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