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There Are No Children Here Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fall 1987 - Spring 1988, Chapter 11 Summary

Alex Kotlowitz
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Fall 1987 - Spring 1988, Chapter 11 Summary

LaJoe, Lafeyette, Pharoah and the triplets visit Terrence in Cook County Jail. The jail is severely overcrowded with seven thousand inmates in a facility built for twelve hundred, so many inmates sleep on mattresses on the floor. The family is led to a visitation area where there is a counter, stools and a wall of bullet proof glass. Visitors must speak to inmates loudly through a metal plate. Terrence is excited to see his family. Pharoah is soon distracted by a couple arguing next to him. He starts to get a headache. After a while, Terrence becomes despondent and angry, insisting he is innocent of the crime. LaJoe believes him as he has only claimed his innocence once on any previous arrests and he was found innocent. Several years ago he had been accused of shooting a girl but in the...

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