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‘I’m terrified’: Moms worry about COVID-19 threat for kids in juvenile correctional facilities

“Lina” hasn’t seen her 17-year-old son since March 6 when she last visited him in Central Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles, just a week before the probation department ended family visits in the county because of the coronavirus pandemic. “Mom, don’t come,” she remembers him saying. “I don’t know until when you can [come back].” […]