Life without hope: America's child prisoners | US news | The Guardian
Aug 3, 2007 ... Dupure was 17 when the crime for which she is convicted took place. She is one
of 2,270 juveniles across the United States who were sentenced to life without
parole, a punishment second only in severity to the death penalty. All were under
18 when they committed the crimes. Six of them were 13, and 50 ...