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date: 20 May 2019

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Michael G. Santos is a federal prisoner who was imprisoned in 1987 due to a cocaine conviction. This article presents a graphic and detailed description of prison life and shows how prisons throughout America achieve a cycle of failure. It also reveals that Congress has given funds to the Pell Grant program in order to pay college tuition for people in prison.

Keywords: federal prisoner, prison life, cycle of failure, Pell Grant program

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