The images will be on display for at least the next three months and have evoked a swell of emotion for people who lived on the island during its days as a prison. Jan Peters, 62, was the last child to leave the site of the island prison. His father, Arnold Peters, had been in charge of relocating the inmates to other federal prisons. At the unveiling on Thursday, Peters said “I’m realizing that we were a part of American history,” Peters and former Alcatraz resident John Brunner, whose father was the prison’s electrician, said living next door to the country’s most dangerous criminals was ideal. They never saw the inmates and had world-class views, fishing and friends. “It was fantastic to live here. We never had to lock our front door,” Brunner said with a chuckle. Click here to read the full story on MSN.
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