Angola { 24 images } Created 3 Mar 2009

For over 50 years the Angola prison rodeo has been supplying entertainment for southern Louisiana, and a complicated moment of hope and appreciation for Angola's prisoners.
The inmates sign up to get charged by 2000 pound bulls, flip calves over their heads, and ride wild stallions. They do it for the applause, the girls, the cash. And they do it for infinitely small chance that if they really kick ass, they might even get a pardon. It's happened before, and for the 3500 lifers at the 5000 capacity prison, any odds are good odds.
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