'Calls From Home': How one Kentucky radio station connects inmates and families

As the last notes of Childish Gambino’s “Me And Your Mama” fade to silence, Tom Sexton leans forward into a microphone. The melodic R&B track then begins to emanate from the heart of this small eastern Kentucky town, across the ice-clad mountains of central Appalachia. More than 5,000 men are incarcerated in the six federal and state prisons in the broadcasting range of WMMT.

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