The Bus Station

What’s so special about a Greyhound station? The one in Huntsville, Texas, isn’t much to look at — but is remarkable to thousands of inmates being released from prison each year. It’s the first place they go as free people. NPR spent two days there taking photos. Here’s what it’s like.

Sad statistics in this photo essay by NPR, but I like that it helps humanize America’s devastatingly large prison population.

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