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Battling wildfires for $6 a day and a whiff of freedom

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Battling wildfires for $6 a day and a whiff of freedom

Battling wildfires for $6 a day and a whiff of freedom

A crew of Oregon prison inmates trudge through the smoldering Cascade mountains as a part of a decades-old program using prison labor to battle wildfires.

This report produced by Zachary Goelman.


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