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Holiday Surprise: Gadsden County inmate reunited with daughter

Posted at 6:17 PM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 18:21:52-05

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. — A Gadsden County inmate got her holiday wishes answered after writing a letter to the Chief of the jail for some "holiday goodies."

Narina Brewington's request for a bag of goodies with candy, cookies, and socks were not just for herself but all of the inmates at the jail.

And to make this story even more special, Brewington's 10-year-old daughter is a member of the GCSO Restoring Family Program, which focuses on young kids with parents who have been incarcerated and aims to teach skills to keep them out of the system.

"Ms. Dede, my supervisor, asked me what I wanted, my top wish, and I said I wanted to see my momma. She asked me why? Because I ain't see her in a long time," said Zamoya Brewington.

Children with incarcerated parents have a 65 percent chance of becoming incarcerated themselves.

The program offers a youth service plan, education counseling support, life coaching and social support.