Children Who Grew Up on Alcatraz Recount Life on Prison Island: 'It Was Home'by Inside Edition   1 year ago


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For nearly 30 years, Alcatraz Island was a federal prison that housed the likes of Al Capone. But it was also home for a select few children whose parents worked as guards. Now some of those former residents are recounting their fascinating experiences to For Chuck Stucker, who grew up on the island, it "was not a whole lot different than people who grew up on a small military base." Leigh Scheps ( has more.