Day 827

Metropolitan Detention Center

April 5th, 2014

This federal detention facility blends in quite well with the warehouses lining 2nd Avenue here in Sunset Park. One current inmate is Sister Megan Rice, the octogenarian nun who in 2012, along with two 60ish-year-old men, "carried out what nuclear experts call the biggest security breach in the history of the nation’s atomic complex, making their way to the inner sanctum of the site where the United States keeps crucial nuclear bomb parts and fuel" in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and vandalizing the place in protest of the US's continued maintenance of a nuclear arsenal.

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