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Hamr na Jezeře

Hamr na Jezeře is a youth detention centre in the northern Czech Republic, I go there a few times a year to work with the children. The youth, aged from early teens up to 16, have been institutionalized for various behavioural problems, ranging from aggression at school to petty crimes.

They mostly come from broken homes and some do not have any family members. Within their stay, they form various relationships, ranging from close friendship to hatred. They all have their personal stories which are impressive in their own way.