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The State of Florida has continually denied the convict a chance for a better life. They have sold him to labor for private industries and have not utilized the systems in place such as Liberal Arts Education and Vocational Rehabilitation to assist the convict in becoming a functioning member of society.
William A Mcrae, the Head of the Florida State Prison in 1913 stated: “What has the state done for the convict? Nothing. But we have taken the money for his labor and used some for every known purpose except one. . . the betterment of his unfortunate condition.”