LA CROSSE (WKOW) -- Reading bedtime stories becomes a bonding moment for parents and their kids.
But for moms behind bars, those moments don't exist.
That's why there's a program at the La Crosse County Jail called Storybook.
A recording is made of the inmates reading a book and it's sent to their children.
Kiara is a mom behind bars who says she's going to turn her life around.
"When I read those books I feel like she's sitting right next to me. That's why I read the way I do. And I just feel like, she doesn't forget the mom I have been and the mom I can be because I know I'm a great mom."
Private donors pay for the books CDs and postage.
Volunteers spend one night a month helping incarcerated women record the special message.
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