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Confined: The death of Eddie Snowshoe
After a botched robbery, Eddie Snowshoe spent 162 consecutive days in solitary confinement — then he hanged himself. Half of prison suicides are committed by inmates in segregation units. Yet as countries around the world ban it, Canada relies on solitary more and more. Patrick White investigates our troubling reliance on a practice many experts equate with torture. Read the full story, then share your thoughts in the comments.