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Smoke Signals: Oral Histories from Long Creek [Hardcover] By Student Press Initiative
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Meet the residents of Long Creek, South Portland, Maine’s youth detention center. This dynamic group of writers represent the youth of troubled, absent, nontraditional families, and of loving... More > and unfailingly supportive families. Some of these students fell into drugs, are survivors of childhood or unaware of certain cultural mores. All of them are children you’d never expect to end up behind bars. Each story is a hard-won and compelling reflection on the ripple effect of the choices we make. “Sharing their stories is an important part of the process of healing and growth for these young men and women and our reading and discussion of Smoke Signals can give us the necessary compassion to begin to assist in that transformative process.” - Michael Houlihan, Founder and Director, Portage House and Four-term President of the Wisconsin Halfway House Federation< Less
Smoke Signals: Oral Histories from Long Creek [Hardcover] By Student Press Initiative
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Long Creek is a juvenile detention facility and the young writers published here, ranging in age from sixteen to twenty, began by telling their stories to a team of oral historians and teachers.... More > Students and teachers then worked intensively and collaboratively to revise, edit, and transform transcripts into drafts.< Less
Smoke Signals: Oral Histories from Long Creek By Student Press Initiative
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Long Creek is a juvenile detention facility and the young writers published here, ranging in age from sixteen to twenty, began by telling their stories to a team of oral historians and teachers.... More > Students and teachers then worked intensively and collaboratively to revise, edit, and transform transcripts into drafts.< Less