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Expanded prison medical release eligibility provides opportunity for more sick, aging incarcerated people to go home before they die

By Rachel Crumpler Three sisters feared their 64-year-old father, diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, would die in prison. One called Sandra Hardee, executive director of NC-CURE, a group advocating for people in prison, pleading for help. “I’ve got to get him out,” Hardee said the daughter told her through tears during a phone call. […]