New Orleans Photojournalist and Editorial Photographer Edmund D. Fountain - For Their Own Good
Left: A peace sign is scrawled in an abandoned locker room in an abandoned section of the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.
Right: Bryant Middleton, now 66, weeps as he calls his wife, Regina Lynn, to say the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys is closed for good. Middleton was sentenced to the school in 1960 and was left emotionally scarred by what he endured there. When he heard the state was going to close it after 111 years, he decided he had to come see for himself, so he drove and stood outside of its gates on June 30, 2011 as the last employees left.