Shelia Carter is the mother of Latasha and the grandmother of Shandre, who was convicted of malicious wounding at 15 years old. Listen to Shelia explain how she remains strong for her daughter and grandson.
About this project: Field Studio conducted interviews with families of loved ones incarcerated in Red Onion and Wallens Ridge State Prisons. Both facilities are located in Southwest Virginia, while these families are scattered across the state and beyond. Listen to additional stories from Latasha, Olivia, and Michelle.