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Out Of The Margins Episode 7: No Child Is Incorrigible

By Out Of The Margins on January 15, 2018

The United States is the only country in the world that sentences children to life without the possibility of parole. Today’s guest is Xavier McElrath-Bey who, at just 13 years old, was sentenced to a 25-year prison sentence. McElrath-Bey is now Senior Advisor and National Advocate for The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, working to dismantle extreme sentences for children. He shares with us his upbringing, the circumstances that contributed to his arrest, his story of redemption, and the healing power of facing those he harmed.