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Born in Concord jail, and proud of it

I can certainly relate to your article on MCI Norfolk (“If these walls could talk: Secrets of life behind bars,” Globe West, Sunday, Jan. 13).

My father, Michael J. Dee, was superintendent of the Concord Reformatory, which is now known as MCI Concord. I am the youngest of 10 children. My sister, Kathleen, and I are the only ones living. We were both born (1927 and 1929) at the Concord Reformatory and lived there until my father died in 1946.

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