A group of University of Virginia undergraduates read and discuss Russian literature with residents at Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center every week. They not only learn about each other’s lives, but also about the contradictions within their conceptions of themselves as young people in America. In fleeting moments, through literature and friendship, they find solace and maybe even transcendent meaning in one another.
"Brothers Behind Bars: Salvation, Insult, and the College Education,"
VA Engage Journal: Vol. 1
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarship.richmond.edu/vaej/vol1/iss1/5