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Why Being Pregnant in a Texas Lock-up Is a Living Hell

"The public has no idea how many young mothers and their babies come out of jail injured or traumatized."

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Diane Wilson, mother of five and a fourth-generation shrimper on the Texas Gulf Coast, is an environmental activist, a co-founder of CODEPINK and Texas Jail Project and has published two books: "An Unreasonable Womanand" and "Holy Roller; Growing up in the Church of Knock Down and Drag Out; or How I quit Loving the Blue-Eyed Jesus." Her latest book, "An Unreasonable Woman’s Guide to Monkeywrenching" will be published by Chelsea Green Publishing in the summer of 2010.

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