In this Aug. 22, 2017 photo, Brandon Spurgin sits at home of his mother Reese in Velma, Okla. Spurgin was struggling with a meth addiction when the Stephens County drug court sent him to Christian Alcoholics & Addicts in Recovery, also known as CAAIR, in 2014. Judges across the country are ordering defendants into recovery centers that are little more than work camps for private industry, an investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has found. Even after being injured while working at the chicken plant, Spurgin kept working. If he didn't, CAAIR could kick him out, and he would be sentenced to 15 years in prison.
In this Aug. 22, 2017 photo, Brandon Spurgin sits at home of his mother Reese in Velma, Okla. Spurgin was struggling with a meth addiction when the Stephens County drug court sent him to Christian Alcoholics & Addicts in Recovery, also known as CAAIR, in 2014. Judges across the country are ordering defendants into recovery centers that are little more than work camps for private industry, an investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has found. Even after being injured while working at the chicken plant, Spurgin kept working. If he didn't, CAAIR could kick him out, and he would be sentenced to 15 years in prison. Reveal via AP Shane Bevel
In this Aug. 22, 2017 photo, Brandon Spurgin sits at home of his mother Reese in Velma, Okla. Spurgin was struggling with a meth addiction when the Stephens County drug court sent him to Christian Alcoholics & Addicts in Recovery, also known as CAAIR, in 2014. Judges across the country are ordering defendants into recovery centers that are little more than work camps for private industry, an investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has found. Even after being injured while working at the chicken plant, Spurgin kept working. If he didn't, CAAIR could kick him out, and he would be sentenced to 15 years in prison. Reveal via AP Shane Bevel

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