This Notorious Mississippi Penitentiary Has Been Named One Of The Craziest Prisons In The World
The website Complex recently released a list of the craziest prisons in the world. Coming in 19th, was the Mississippi State Penitentiary, otherwise known as Parchman. The notorious prison, which dates back to the 1900s, has a long history littered with turmoil and scandal. Read on for some facts about the infamous Mississippi landmark.
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Watch the video below to learn more about Mississippi’s most notorious prison.
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Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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