Impacts of incarcerated parents on children

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(ABC 6 News) – A local group is on a mission to support children with incarcerated parents.

A recent report found more than five million U.S. children have had at least one parent in prison at one time or another and nearly half of the people in state prisons in the U.S. are parents of minor children.

ABC 6 News anchor James Wilcox spoke with the president of Rochester-based nonprofit “Parents of Incarcerated Sons & Daughters.” Leslie Sutter and her son Dylan about the program “POISD”.