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Support for Curcio’s reporting on this project also came from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism at the University of Southern California. Other stories in this series include:
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Kateri Whiteside looked at the pictures of her six kids on the wall: boys and girls, from toddlers to adults. She hasn't seen some of them for years.
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The White River Regional Juvenile Detention Center will stop incarcerating kids by this summer.
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"Ashanti Jones’ story was so overwhelming it made me cry during the interview — a first in my four-decade career," writes broadcast reporter Michael Hill.
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While reporting on the juvenile justice beat for about two years, youth advocates, public defenders, juvenile re-entry workers and probation staff told me too many kids slipped through the cracks.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by April Xu, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.   Other stories in this series include:   
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A Los Angeles County Fire Department pilot project is testing out a a mobile integrated health care unit. The goal is to see if a “healthcare on wheels” model can help alleviate crowded emergency departments
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California's program to help infants and toddlers with developmental delays isn't getting crucial services to kids on time. "It’s been a total nightmare," one parent said.
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While the drug’s $94,500 cost puts it out of reach of the uninsured patients who use the Florida clinic, the drug’s maker provides it for free to qualified, low-income patients.
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The lawmaker who oversees a powerful criminal justice committee said he will lead a much-needed reform of Florida's juvenile justice system in the wake of a Miami Herald series that detailed the existence of a mercenary system in which detainees are rewarded for pounding other youths.

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