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Dolled up inmates celebrate spring

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Female inmates wearing butterfly costumes attend an event that celebrates the first days of spring at a prison for women in Lima, Peru, on Sept. 24. The event is part of a program that aims to help prisoners reduce stress and build self confidence.

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Inmates watch their fellow female inmates perform at an event celebrating the first days of Spring at a prison for women in Lima, Peru, on Sept. 24.

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Inmates wear shoes they made from recycled materials during the fashion segment of an event celebrating the first days of spring at a prison for women in Lima, Peru, on Sept. 24.

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Inmates in costume dance as bodyguards stand by during an event celebrating the first days of spring at a prison for women in Lima, Peru, on Sept. 24.

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