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Former Ware detention facility employee speaks out

Former Ware supervisor Eleanor Morgan and former detainee Gabryell Hardy speak out about the conditions other juvenile detainees were put under during their respective times at Ware Youth Center.

Former Ware detention facility employee speaks out

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