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By BROOKE A. LEWIS
Houston Chronicle 

Activists call attention to human remains at Texas site

 

January 20, 2019



SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Bill Mills experienced firsthand the cruel conditions of Sugar Land's notorious Imperial Prison Farm.

The Houston Chronicle reports back in 1910, he became a part of the Texas prison system shortly after his 17th birthday when he was arrested for horse theft. And though he went on to serve multiple prison terms in Texas, Oklahoma and Georgia, it was his time at Imperial Prison Farm that remained etched in his memory.

"Human lives were not of value," Mills wrote about Imperial Farm in his book "25 Years Behind Prison Bars." ''Nobody was relieved until he dropped in...



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