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See the Haunting Ruins of a Prison Once Known as a ‘Living Hell’
The decrepit remains can still be seen by tourists willing to make the trek to the uninhabited island.
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How a Deadly Prison Island Became a Natural Paradise
For almost 100 years, Coíba was inhabited only by criminals and political prisoners. Now it's one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet.
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America’s Prison Crisis
Despite 6,000 prisoners receiving early releases, the United States correctional system is still spiralling out of control
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Are the Alcatraz escapees still alive?
Family has "proof" the men survived their escape from the notorious prison
About the Show

Filmed over six months, Prison Families goes behind closed doors and follows four real life prison families as they carry out their everyday lives and cope with the gritty reality of a loved ones imprisonment, the moments of triumph and of course their quiet despair

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