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The Des 1.9 - A mother's fight to protect her son in youth detention in the face of a pandemic

Being a mother involved in the justice system can mean many things. For many mother’s in L.A. County, it means fighting for their sons held in detention during a pandemic.

Cynthia knows what COVID-19 does to people. As a certified nurse’s assistant at a Los Angeles county hospital, she sees it firsthand. That makes her even more afraid for her 16-year-ol…

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