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I Never Would Have Guessed Where A Quarter Of The World's Prison Population Is

Here in the U.S., we seem to treat prison as the answer to every issue. Drugs? Violence? Some prison time ought to fix that, right? But seriously, maybe it's time we stop using lockup as a stopgap and try addressing the real problems with our justice system that lead to this type of craziness.

I Never Would Have Guessed Where A Quarter Of The World's Prison Population Is



By the way, the third statistic is from 2010.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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